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Lancaster University

Receive a degree from a top UK university Globally ranked

By studying at Lancaster University Leipzig, you will receive a degree from an internationally acclaimed UK university while studying on a European campus.

Lancaster University is among the best in the UK. A top 15 university in the three major UK league tables, the university is also highly ranked in international league tables such as the QS World Rankings.


  • 10th in the Complete University Guide 2024
  • 12th in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023
  • 14th in The Guardian University Guide 2023
  • 122nd in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023
  • 146th out of more than 1,000 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2023
  • International University of the Year in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020
  • NEON Higher Education Institution of the Year 2021

Lancaster University’s operation in Leipzig has been approved by the Saxon State Ministry for Higher Education, Research and the Arts.

Global Experience and Community

A world of opportunity with Lancaster: live and learn with people from different cultures while sharing ideas and perspectives. A truly global experience and community.

Lancaster University

Passionate About Research

Lancaster is a research-intensive university, with 35% of our research classed as world-leading and 48% classed as internationally excellent in the UK Government’s most recent independent review, the Research Excellence Framework (REF).

In the last Research Excellence Framework (REF) survey, 83% of our research was rated as either internationally excellent or world leading.

Interdisciplinary Research

Discover what drives Lancaster University researchers and what they love about working at the University.

The place for the researcher

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