Understanding what you need to pay for your course

Tuition fees 2024/2025 

Studying at Lancaster University Leipzig means you must pay an annual tuition fee. This fee covers the costs associated with teaching, examinations, assessment and graduation.

Course fees are dependent on which degree programme you pursue and your country of origin. 

Find a breakdown of the fees you’ll need to pay in the tables below. 

Undergraduate programmes

For undergraduate students Lancaster University Leipzig has two different types of tuition fee (see table below).

Please note: We offer student finance options for applicants from the EU/UK/EEA area through our partners CHANCEN eG., BrainCapital and FINS.

Foundation Year*

Bachelor of Science (BSc)*

October 2024 and January 2025 entry:

Two-semester Foundation Year:

  • International: €17,250 
  • EU/UK: €10,350

Three-semester Foundation Year:

  • International: €21,000
  • EU/UK: €14,000

October 2024 entry:

  • International: €17,250  
  • EU/UK: €10,350

Postgraduate programmes

At postgraduate level, Lancaster University Leipzig has one type of tuition fee for EU and non-EU students.

Pre-Masters*Master of Science (MSc)*

October 2024 and January 2025 entry:

International: €16,500

EU/UK: €10,500 

October 2024:

International: €23,500

EU/UK: €15,500

*An annual increase of up to 5% of fees may occur.

Additional costs

Upon arrival in Germany, all students are required to:

  • pay for their course materials, e.g. books, notepads
  • be covered by a valid public or private health insurance. The cost per month is up to €120 (depending on the insurance provider)
  • purchase the local transportation ticket, also known as travel pass (MDV) which provides travel on busses, trams, S-Bahn and selected trains in Leipzig and region

Annual ticket costs for the travel pass is:

  • January-September: €322,50*
  • October-September: €430*

During orientation week you will receive a student ID card which will also be your travel pass. The compulsory amount of €322,50 or €430 will be invoiced by Lancaster University Leipzig. It is mandatory to have a local transportation ticket and it is not possible to opt out.

*prices subject to change


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