Student counselling for the Masters programmes

Clarify your open questions

The Student Counselling Service of the Graduate School is your place to go for study-related topics. Whether you are looking for the right course of study, planning your studies or reorientation: We offer you professional support in all phases before and during your Master's studies. To get in touch with us, you can choose from different consulting options. Our Services are always independent, confidential and free of charge.

Counselling Services

We offer students and prospective students individual counsellings. The Scheduled Counselling allows you to make a fixed appointment.


Make an appointment via our appointment booking tool Calenso. Please note that appointments can only be booked within the next 2 weeks. If no appointments are available, please simply visit the tool again at a later time. If you have more urgent concerns, please feel free to come to our Open Counselling. After your booking you will receive a confirmation E-mail with the meeting information.


In person (room 14.024), by phone, or video counselling (Zoom).


At the pre-arranged time you have individually scheduled with our tool. Appointments are usually scheduled in the following time slots:

Wednesdays between 2 and 4 p.m.
Thursdays between 4 and 6 p.m.

Please also read our data protection regulations.

Make an Appointment

New appointments are usually posted on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. If no appointment is available, feel free to check the website again on those days or send us an email with your available time slots to:

Offers for prospective students


We offer prospective students differentiated information which are tailored to your personal situation. In addition, we support you in your choice of studies and discuss with you the admission requirements and selection procedures for the Master's programmes. The following additional questions can be an orientation:

  •  Should I enter the Masters programme directly after my Bachelor's degree or only after a period of employment?
  •  Does this fit in with my Bachelor's degree and my ideas about my further education?
  •  What are the admission and selection procedures for the Masters at the Leuphana Graduate School?
  •  How are the prerequisites for the Masters programmes determined?
  •  Which content orientation can I expect in my desired masters degree?

Make an appointment now

Flying visit

Experience the everyday life of the Master's at Leuphana University. In the programme of the Flying Visit, we put together events for you to give you a good insight into the study programme.

To the Flying Visit

Online info session: Application and admission

The Student Counselling Service regularly informs you online via Zoom on the topics of application and admission: Here you can find out everything about the admission requirements, the selection procedure and the application process. Afterwards, you will also have time to ask your questions. The next info session will take place on

Wed, 15th May 2024 from 4 pm - 5 pm (CEST/ UTC+2)

You can register here.

Offers for our students


The Student Counselling Service of the Graduate School advises you as a Master student (except for the teaching programmes) on study-related problems. This includes questions about planning the course of studies, dealing with learning and work problems and support in case of doubts during your studies. Questions about the content and organization of studies can also be part of the counselling. The following additional questions show further possible matters:

  • How can I optimally organize my Masters studies?
  • How do I deal constructively with learning and work problems?
  • What can I do if I have doubts concerning my studies?
  • What is the Doctoral Track and under what conditions can I apply for it?
  • How do I plan my prospects after completing the Masters degree?
  • Are doctoral studies a perspective?
  • What are the admission requirements for a doctorate?
  • Currently: How do I deal with the challenges of the digital semester?

Make an appointment

Coaching during the Master Thesis

The master thesis accompanies you for several months. During these months, the writing process may stall for various reasons. We offer individual coaching during the entire time of your master's thesis in the Student Counselling Service. The following topics can be dealt with:

  •  Stress during the master thesis
  •  Motivation problems
  •  Doubts
  •  Structuring the day and self-organization
  •  Crises

Make an appointment

Workshops: GradSkills

The GradSkills programme supports you in acquiring skills that can be helpful for self-organization during the semester. Every semester, the Student Counselling Service and other Leuphana institutions offer workshops and information events for our master students.

To the Gradskills

Events Career Service

The Career Service's program of events offers Leuphana students a variety of opportunities each semester to orient themselves professionally, to build up interdisciplinary skills, or to make contact with employers while they are still studying. You will find events on various topics, such as the job market, key qualifications and career planning. The Career Service team is looking forward to your participation!

To the Career Service events (German only)

How to get to the university

You would like to attend the Open Counselling or have made an appointment, but do not know how to find your way to Leuphana or to Building 14?
Below you will find the address of our central campus as well as a map of it, which is also available for download.

Address and map of the central campus

Leuphana University of Lüneburg
Universitätsallee 1
21335 Lüneburg

Location map of the central campus of Leuphana University ©Leuphana
Location map of the central campus of Leuphana University

Podcast: How to study in Germany?

In this episode of the podcast format "How to study in Germany?", student counsellor Tom Kleist of Leuphana Graduate School breaks down the admission essentials, helping you understand the application process, requirements, and crucial deadlines. Whether you’re eyeing an engineering degree or a programme in the humanities, this episode equips you with the knowledge you need to make informed decisions. But it’s not just about academics. Tom sheds light on the comprehensive support system available to international students, making your transition to Germany a seamless one.


Student Counsellors

Luisa Hilmer
Tom Kleist

Building 14, Room 024
Universitätsallee 1
21335 Lüneburg

Initial Information

Info Portal
Building 8, Ground Floor
Universitätsallee 1
21335 Lüneburg
Fon +49.4131.677-2277
Fax +49.4131.677-1430

Mondays - Thursdays:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm 

9:00 am - 12:00 pm