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Leipzig University of Applied Sciences

Leipzig University of Applied Sciences (HTWK Leipzig) is one of the leading institutions of higher education in Saxony, Germany, and is establishing itself as one of Europe’s major educational centres. 

Master's Programmes



HTWK Leipzig was founded on 15 July 1992 and continued the long tradition of the polytechnical schools in Leipzig.


HTWK Leipzig is one of Germany’s most research-oriented universities of applied sciences, which becomes apparent in the manifold cooperations and the successful recruitment of many projects with external partners.

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Housing services

One inexpensive living option are the student dorms operated by Studentenwerk Leipzig. All flats - either single or shared - are furnished and offer a TV connection and Internet (LAN) included in the rent. 

Library services

The HTWK Leipzig Library is a public scientific Library.

ICT services

The IT Service Center is responsible for the IT infrastructure at HTWK Leipzig. 

Student Life

Sports facilities

The University Sports Center offers programs in more than 50 sports.