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Universitat Leipzig (MAUI-Utrecht)
Leipzig, Germany (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms Academic Year,
Dates/Deadlines Click here to view
Restrictions: BU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
GPA req.: 2.75
Program Description:

MAUI Leipzig

Program Length Semester
Language of Instruction German
Majors Various
Costs Baylor tuition + housing to the host university
Housing On or off-campus
Health Insurance Required Yes
Special Requirements MAUI-Utrecht - FIRST contact for more details
Program Director Bobby Leis:; Poage 204



The University of Leipzig was founded in 1409 which makes it one of the oldest universities in Europe. It has a student population of 16,700 and every tenth student is a foreigner.

Leipzig has a population of some 530,000 inhabitants and is a city of the state of Saxony. With its rich traditions and an optimistic future ahead of it, the town is a pleasant place to live. For 800 years Leipzig attracted many fairs and as a result it became a European trade center. The town became filled with visitors from near and far. Today, the Gewandhaus Orchestra conducted by Prof. Kurt Masur, the world-famous Thomaner Choir of the Thomas Church, the system of passage ways in the town center, museums, theaters and the Nicolai Church are all symbols of cultural interest.

leipzig rathaus

Courses or Areas of Study

Religion, Law, History (art education, art history, classic literature, egyptology, ethnology, history, religious studies, theater studies), Philology (American studies, Eastern Slavonic studies, English, English language & literature, French studies, general & comparative literature studies, German, German language & literature, Graeco-Latin philology, Greek, Italian, Latin, Latin American studies, linguistics, Polish, romance studies, Russian, Slavonic studies, Sorabian, Sorabian studies, Spain & Portugal studies, Spanish, translation, translatology, Western Slavonics), Education, Social Sciences and Philosophy (civilization studies, communication & media science, communication management, ethics & philosophy, European studies, journalism, logics, political science, radio, sociology), Economics & Management (business education & management training, business information systems, economics, economics & management science, urban management), Sports Science, Math, Computer Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Psychology, Physics, Earth Science, Chemistry, Mineralogy

For a complete list of courses offered at the University of Leipzig, please go HERE.



University of Leipzig offers two choices for exchange students: halls of residence or shared apartments.

A room in the Halls of Residence run by the Studentenwerk Leipzig (Leipzig Student Services) has the advantage of already being furnished and enables you to make contact with other students. This gives students the oppurtunity to live with German and foreign students in the residence halls.

Shared apartments, so-called Wohngemeinschaften (WG), are particularly popular among Leipzig students. In a shared apartment two or more students share a whole apartment which includes a bathroom and a kitchen. There are various ways to find a room or a shared apartment, for example through accomadation adverts, housing and room agencies, and the Akademisches Auslandsamt (International Centre) accomodation service.

Students apply separately for housing after receiving the acceptance letter.
For more information, see HERE.



Pay to Baylor Pay to University of Leipzig
Tuition & Fees
(same as on campus)
$19,200 Room $250-$350/month

International Travel Insurance
$130 Semester Fee $225-$250

*All amounts are meant to provide an estimated cost. All costs are subject to change due to cost increases, currency exchange rates, etc…
**Costs may vary based on accommodation choices

~Each student is responsible for his or her own transportation, including airfare.

Application Procedure:

Students are first required to be nominated to attend a MAUI-Utrecht program. Email to schedule an interview to be nominated for the program. More information regarding the application process will be given at the interview.

For more information about applying to this university, as well as a checklist of all required forms, go to HERE.


 A passport is required.

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2016 10/01/2015
10/01/2015 TBA TBA
NOTE: Start and End Dates TBA
Fall 2016 03/15/2016 03/15/2016 TBA TBA

Indicates that deadline has passed