University of Leipzig Ranking and Address

University of Leipzig Information

The University of Leipzig (Universität Leipzig) is located in the German state of Saxony. It was established in the early 15th century putting it amongst the oldest universities in the world. Today the university offers study across 14 different faculties; of these the medical faculty is one of the most prestigious in Europe. The University of Leipzig ranking is as the joint 15th best university in Germany, and it is rated in the range of 365 to 390 in the world. Similarly rated German colleges include Heinrich Heine University, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität, University of Marburg, and University of Stuttgart.

Leipzig university offers study in for around 190 fields. It is currently governed by its rector Franz Häuser. Although most courses are of course taught in German, the institution offers many courses that are taught in English; this makes it an ideal university to consider if you are a foreign student who would love to study in Germany, but is not to strong in the language.

The 14 faculty of the University of Leipzig offers study across the following broad areas: Biosciences, Pharmacy and Psychology; Chemistry and Mineralogy; Economics and Management; Education; History, Art and Oriental Studies; Law; Mathematics and Computer Science; Medicine; Philology; Physics and Earth Science; Social Sciences and Philosophy; Sports Science; Theology; and Veterinary Medicine.

Over the years the University of Leipzig has knocked up an enviable alumni list including the nobel prize winners Gustav Hertz and Werner Heisenberg (both for physics). Other notable people include the current German Chancellor Angela Merkel; philosophers Friedrich Nietzsche and Gotthold Lessing; and the psychologist Wilhelm Wundt.

University of Leipzig Address

Universität Leipzig
Ritterstraße 26
04109 Leipzig

Telefon: +49 341 97-108 oder 97-109
Telefax: +49 341 97-30099

Postfach 100920
04009 Leipzig

Ranking and Quick Facts

Aus Tradition Grenzen überschreiten (English: Crossing Boundaries out of Tradition).

University of Leipzig ranking
University world Ranking – Times 400 (UK)
= 292
University world Ranking – Jiaotong 500 (China)
203 to 304
European University Rank (Jiaotong)
81 to 123
Universität Leipzig Facts
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German Universities List

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