Undergraduate requirements

Find out if you qualify for entry into the degree or foundation

Degree entry English requirements

The language of instruction at Lancaster University Leipzig is English. To enter the degree, you must be able to demonstrate you are suitably proficient in English. The table below lists the IELTS results (or equivalent) that you need to enter our courses.

Please note that proof of German language is not required to study in Germany in English.

English test Level  Band
IELTS Academic 6.5* No band below 5.5
TOEFL iBT / Home Edition 87* Minimum of 17 in listening, 18 in reading, 17 in speaking, 20 in writing
Pearson PTE Academic 58* 42 in each band
Country specific  - For a full list of accepted English language tests/levels, please visit the Lancaster University website.

Foundation entry English requirements

The language of instruction at Lancaster University Leipzig is English. To enter the international foundation year, you must be able to demonstrate you are suitably proficient in English. The table below lists the IELTS results (or equivalent) that you need to enter our courses.

Please note that proof of German language is not required.

English test Level Band
IELTS Academic

5.5 for 2 semesters Foundation

5.0 for 3 semesters Foundation

No band below 5.5

No band below 4.5

TOEFL iBT / Home Edition

67 for 2 semesters Foundation

60 for 3 semesters Foundation

L, S - 17; R- 18; W - 20

L - 11; S, W - 15; R - 8

Pearson PTE Academic

42 for 2 semesters Foundation

36 for 3 semesters Foundation

N/A
International Baccalaureate (IB)

5 at SL English or 4 at HL English for 2 semesters Foundation

4 at SL English or 3 at HL English for 3 semesters Foundation

N/A
Country specific For a full list of accepted English language tests/levels, please visit the Lancaster University website. N/A