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.
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Mode of Programs
Leuphana University of Luneburg offers more than 30 different degree courses that come under the following 4 major faculties-
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.
This offers students with unfurnished rooms on a flat-share basis in seven student dorms located near the main campus or city center.
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.
Students can get furnished single apartments here.
Teacher Training English
Grade C or higher
850 points (listening & reading)
340 points (speaking & writing)
650 points (listening & reading)
280 points (speaking & writing)
785 (listening & reading)
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:
Administration fee (except exchange students)
Approx. 280 Euros
Unfurnished room in a flatshare
Unfurnished single apartments
Minimum 450 Euro
Average cost of living on a monthly basis
Food (canteen service)
200- 230 Euros
Approx. 86 Euros
Books, clothes, leisure, others
There is a wide range of available scholarships-
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books||$1,065 / Year|
|Food||$2,664 / Year|
|Rent||$3,996 / Year|
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Rank (Out of Colleges)
#171 [Out of 400]
52.5 [Out of 100]
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#1511 [Out of 2000]
67.7 [Out of 100]
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary