Starting a Bachelor's degree often poses a financial challenge if you are having to cover your own living costs and fund your studies. This section covers the main costs of studying at Leuphana and provides information on a range of funding and finance options.

No tuition fees

Tuition fees have been abolished in Lower Saxony, so you no longer need to pay fees for studying at Leuphana University of Lüneburg. However, you do still need to pay a contribution to the University each semester.

Semester Contribution

Studentenwerk contribution 104.00 euros
Administrative charge 75.00 euros

Student contribution (AStA)



178.32 euros*


  • 161.32 euros, semester ticket (includes "cultural ticket"), StadtRad city bike hire and bike storage


  • 17.00 euros, Contribution to student organisations
Total 357.32 euros

Further costs


Food and Drink

Books and Photocopies

Computers & Technology

Leisure, Culture and Sport


Cosmetics, Hygiene and Cleaning Products

Internet, Telephone and Radio/TV Licence

Public Transport and Travelling Costs