To register for a German Language Course tailored to foreign researchers (doctoral candidates or postdocs) proceed as follows:

  1. Please fill in the registration form including your signature and return it to us by e-mail (, internal mail (PF 899081) or via fax (0341 97-37549).
    Deadline is on Friday, 3rd January 2020.

  2. Once your application has been received, you will be sent an e-mail confirming your application. The Research Academy Leipzig decides finally who is entitled to take part in the courses. We will invite you to the placement test or will send a letter of acceptance for the German Course by 13th January 2020.

  3. Final placement in a particular course level is based on the results of the placement test or on the assessed knowledge acquired in previous courses offered by the Leipzig University.

  4. Participants agree to a co-payment of €90 (course "First steps") or €45 respectively (all other courses). You will get detailed information on the way of payment and will be handed over a money transfer form on the first day of language instruction.
    For participants of non-university institutions, separate rules may apply in consultation with the Research Academy Leipzig.

For further information
Ms Sauer will be pleased to advice you and to answer your questions.


Course description (pdf)
Terms and Conditions (pdf)