Our university is among the oldest in Europe. Many world-renowned figures taught or studied here. Leipzig has also frequently been the source of major development in the sciences. A member of the German U15 network, today we are one of the country’s leading universities when it comes to top-class research and medical expertise.
A cosmopolitan and modern comprehensive university, we offer more than 150 degree programme in disciplines from the natural sciences, law and medicine to the humanities and social sciences. We are concentrating our research strengths in the three strategic research fields “Changed order in a globalised world”, “Intelligent methods and materials” and “Sustainable principles for life and health”.
Leipzig University belongs to the top 250 universities in the world and the top 100 universities in Europe.
(in the world)
|Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities||2022||201||77|
|QS World University Rankings||2023||420||177|