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LEUPHANA UNIVERSITY OF LUNEBURG, LUNEBURG, LOWER SAXONY

Luneburg, Lower SaxonyLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1946Established Year
  9610Enrollment

Leuphana University of Luneburg Ranking, Campus, Programs & Scholarships

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Leuphana University of Luneburg was originally founded as a teacher-training college and later granted the official university status in 1989. In 2005, it merged with the University of Applied Sciences North-East Lower Saxony. The university is the founder of the first public college in Germany.

One major objective of Leuphana University is to focus on sustainability and create a sustainable campus. It is declared as family friendly and awarded a certification from the Eco-Management and Audit Scheme. The university has been climate neutral since 2014. It is labeled as a Fairtrade University in 2016 and shortlisted for the German Sustainability Award in 2017.

Leuphana University co-operates with a number of universities worldwide for a number of purposes, such as integrated study-abroad programs, promotion of international research, and development of strategic partnerships.

Highlights

University Type

Public

Campus Setting

Urban

Establishment Year

1989

Location

Luneburg, Germany

Official Website

https://www.leuphana.de/en/home.html

No. of Campus

1

Tuition Fee

None

Applications Accepted

Online/Offline

Intake Type

Semester Wise

Mode of Programs

Full-time/part-time/professional

Work Study

Available

Leuphana University Programs, Campus and Residence

Courses

Leuphana University of Luneburg offers more than 30 different degree courses that come under the following 4 major faculties-

  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Sustainability
  • Faculty of Business and Economics

There are 3 schools of studies- College, Graduate Schools, and Professional School. There are interfaculty institutions, research centers, and DFG Humanities center for advanced studies. Leuphana University offers full-time, part-time, and professional study programs. There are study options for refugees as well.

Leuphana University Campus

The Central Building of Leuphana University offers space for teaching, research, student activities, and academic and cultural exchange. One special attraction of the building is the Libeskind auditorium with around 1100 sitting arrangements.

Leuphana University Residence

There is an option for both short-term and long-term stay. Leuphana University’s accommodation service helps students to find suitable accommodation. There are student dorms as well as private flats available. Both student dorms and private flats are often arranged on share-basis.

  • Studentenwerk OstNiedersachsen

This offers students with unfurnished rooms on a flat-share basis in seven student dorms located near the main campus or city center.

  • Campus Wohnen

There are six student dorms near the main campus. Students can get unfurnished rooms in flat shares. Students need to create an account, get known with other flatmates, and finally send an application to be accepted by the tenants only.

  • Mondial Campus Luneburg

Students can get furnished single apartments here.

Leuphana University Admission Process

  • Application: Applications are submitted online. However, doctoral admission forms are submitted offline only.
  • Admission Deadlines:
  1. Bachelor programs- admission tests and interviews are held.
  2. For the winter term 2019/2020 it will take place from 6th August- 14th August, 2019.
  3. Master programs- 1st April-1st June
  4. Master degree programs in teaching- 15th June-15th August
  5. Doctoral programs: applications can be submitted at any time.
  • General Requirements: university entrance qualification, school leaving certificate.
  • Additional Requirements: English proficiency score, German proficiency score, valid student visa, passport, health insurance, residential proof.
  • English Proficiency Tests:

Exams

English Majors

German

Teacher Training English

Master programs

Doctoral Programs

TOEFL (Ibt)

97 points

61 Points

87 Points

85 Points

85 Points

IELTS

6.5 points

4.5 Points

6.0 Points

5.5 Points

5.5 Points

CAE

Level B

Level B

Grade A-C

Grade C or higher

FCE

Grade A

Level C

TOEIC-4 Skills

850 points (listening & reading)

340 points (speaking & writing)

650 points (listening & reading)

280 points (speaking & writing)

785 (listening & reading)

785 points

  • German Proficiency Tests:
  1. German-language university degree (complete degree taught and assessed in German)
  2.  Sprachdiplom from the Kultusministerkonferenz Stufe II (DSD II)
  3. Goethe-Zertifikat C2
  4. Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (at least DSH 2)
  5. A total of 16 points in TestDaF with at least 4 points in each of the sections (reading, listening, writing and speaking)

Leuphana University Cost of Attendance

For international students, the Cost of attendance includes expenses like tuition fee, accommodation, books & material and travel. The details of these expenses are mentioned below:

Tuition and Fees/ Semester

Tuition

None

Administration fee (except exchange students)

75 Euros

Service Fees

Approx. 280 Euros

Accommodation Cost

Unfurnished room in a flatshare

300-370 Euro

Unfurnished single apartments

Minimum 450 Euro

Cost of Living 

Average cost of living on a monthly basis

Rent

300-400 Euros

Food (canteen service)

200- 230 Euros

Health insurance

Approx. 86 Euros

Books, clothes, leisure, others

80-250 Euros

Leuphana University of Luneburg Germany Scholarships

There is a wide range of available scholarships-

  • The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)- This offers a number of scholarships for academics, international students, and scientists/researchers studying in Germany.
  • Germany Scholarship- This scholarship supports high-performing students for over two semesters with a monthly sum of 300 Euros.
  • Heinrich Boll Scholarships for International Students- For Master/PhD programs. Deadline- 1st March (annual). 
  • MAWISTA- This grant of 500 Euros/month is provided to students studying abroad with a child for a period of 12 months. Deadline- 15th January (annual).
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Leuphana University of Luneburg Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population9610

Attendance Cost

On Campus Accomodation
Books$1,065 / Year
Food$2,664 / Year
Rent$3,996 / Year
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