Exchange programmes: Call for applications

Call for applications: Exchange programmes 2019/20

The call for applications for participation in a student exchange programme 2019/20 (winter semester 2019/20 and summer semester 2020) is now open. The full list of places available at partner universities can be found here. The list will be updated in the event of relevant changes and/or amendments during the application period. Changes and amendments will be marked red.

Application deadline: 6 December 2018

 Please make sure that you have checked the latest version of the exchange places list before handing in your application.

Application and selection procedure

The application for an exchange programme has to be submitted both online and on paper. The online application can be started from 8 November 2018. Entry to the application portal will be available at this page.

Fill in the online application carefully and completely and submit it electronically including attachments. Then print out the application and submit the paper version to the International Office, signed and with the required application documents (bound with filing strips). You can throw your application into the letterbox of the International Office (ground floor central building), send it by post (postmark) or hand it in during opening hours.

Please submit the following application documents to the International Office!

  • signed printout of the application form
  • Letter of motivation usually in German relating to the first request (max. 2 pages)
  • tabular resume
  • Copy of university entrance qualification (e.g. Abitur)
  • If applicable, copy of university certificates (e.g. Bachelor certificate)
  • Proof of previous academic achievements in the current study programme (Transcript of Records, issued by the Student Service, no qis printout!)
  • Certificate of language proficiency in the language of instruction for the first and second wish (proof exclusively through placement tests in the language centre of Leuphana: English B2; other languages B1, unless otherwise stated in the advertisement; not older than 2 years)
  • completed and signed checklist of application documents

Please note that incomplete or late applications will not be processed!!

The selection process will be completed by end of January 2019. As a rule, a pre-selection will be made on the basis of the written application documents. Qualified candidates will then be invited for an interview. Once the selection procedure has been completed, the International Office will inform all applicants of the selection results by e-mail. There is no legal entitlement to a place at a partner university.

Please read the information sheet on the application process, the selection criteria, and important dates carefully (pdf, available only in German).

Sandra Schnell
Study Abroad Administrator
International Office / C40.501