Information for Students from abroad

Fine Art and Art Education in Leipzig

Leipzig, as an important worldwide center for painting, graphic arts, book art, photography, and media art is the ideal place for studiying art education. The Museum of Fine Art, the Gallery of Contemporary Art, the Museum for Applied Arts, the art halls of the Sparkasse, and the gallery centers in the old factory halls of the spinnerei with internetionally renowned galleries like the gallery EIGEN+ART, offer the best invorinment for those interested in art.

Culture and Living in Leipzig

Apart from museums and galleries, the variety of small clubs, theaters, and cinemas with extensive cultural programmes, including alternative programmes make up the cultural fundaments of the city of Leipzig – one of Europe´s most traditionally rich music towns. Not only is Leipzig a place for classical music, for example through the world famous Gewandhaus Orchestra and the Tomaner Choir.


Interested in Art Education? Apply! The application for ERASMUS persists of two steps: The application at the Department of Art Education (ERASMUS-Coordinator, ascertainment of the artistic aptitude) and the application at the University of Leipzig (Academic Office). Please, take note that you have to apply for admission to studies before the designated deadlines. Further information regarding the application can be found here.