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.

Lancaster University’s rankings include:

  • 11th in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022
  • 11th in the Complete University Guide 2022
  • 13th in The Guardian University Guide 2022
  • 122nd in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022
  • 132nd out of more than 1,000 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2022
  • International University of the Year in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020
  • NEON Higher Education Institution of the Year 2021

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

One degree, two locations

Did you know that you may have the option to spend your second year at Lancaster University in the UK? Based on your academic standing you have the option of spending your second year at our main Lancaster campus in the UK. This is great for those of you who would like to take a year to experience British culture without putting your studies on hold.

Other benefits of a study abroad year include the opportunity to develop your cultural competence and to widen your global network. It broadens your education in a new teaching and learning context and provides you with different perspectives on your discipline.

Lancaster's community extends far beyond the campus – with research, teaching and student exchange partnerships at leading universities and institutions in 24 countries around the world.

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.