Discover Leipzig

Study in one of Germany’s coolest and fastest growing cities

Life in Leipzig

Student life

This vibrant, diverse student city has something to offer everyone; from arts and culture, to industry, entertainment and plenty of green space.

Cost of living

Leipzig offers a cheaper alternative to most German cities such a Berlin, Munich or Frankfurt and there are plenty of ways in which the city caters to student budgets.


Our accommodation, BaseCamp Leipzig, offers a safe, affordable and friendly place for you to settle into your new city and begin your studies. 

Sport and wellbeing

Leipzig is a city buzzing with sports and recreation. From professional football and hockey teams, to walking groups and gyms.

Festivals and events

As a vibrant city with a young and creative populace, Leipzig knows how to throw a party. From the Goth Festival to massive music festivals.

Travel and transport

As a major city and important trade hub, Leipzig is well-connected to the rest of Germany and other European cities. 

Why choose Leipzig

This video highlights a few key reasons why people are choosing to re-locate to Leipzig, Germany. With the youngest demographic in the country, Leipzig offers a fantastic option to live, work and study. 

Why Lancaster University Leipzig


Learn why Lancaster University Leipzig might be the perfect choice for you, from our campus and facilities to the quality of life in Leipzig. 


Explore the range of pathways and subjects available at Lancaster University Leipzig, and find a course and level that suits your needs and ambitions. 

Globally connected

Leipzig Halle Airport is located nearby and offers flights to Frankfurt, Munich, Istanbul, Vienna and London.

Berlin has two international airports - just 90 minutes from Leipzig.