Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Lüneburg, Germany
Culture, sustainability, entrepreneurship, and education – these are the four thematic focuses in research and teaching through which Leuphana University of Lüneburg addresses the future of social commitment to civil society in the 21st century.



Leuphana University of Lüneburg is a young university that reflects the development of higher education in Germany. Its institutional history reaches back 60 years at a location with an educational history of several hundred years.


Leuphana University of Lüneburg offers you more than 30 different degree programmes in a variety of departments. No matter whether Bachelor’s or Master’s, full-time, part-time or professional – study in Lüneburg is worth your while.


Leuphana University of Lüneburg sees itself as an active co-creator of social change processes. Its self-image as an action-oriented, humanistic and sustainable university also characterizes the research culture at Leuphana. Research at Leuphana focuses on current societal issued and develops solutions across disciplines. One of the University's central concerns lies with the transfer of knowledge generated in practice and society.

PhD Programmes

Business & Management (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Humanities (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a PhD at Leuphana University of Lüneburg!


Student services

Students at Leuphana University of Lüneburg become actively involved not only in their own disciplines but also in other organizational fields of university. They share responsibility for the teaching and learning processes as well as for university work as a whole and commit themselves to innovation and development.

Student Life

Campus life

Currently a new main building is being built on the University campus as part of the Campus of the Future designed by architect and part-time Leuphana professor Daniel Libeskind.

Student clubs

The Student Parliament is the highest decision-making organization constituted within the student body and as such responsible for organizing student politics within the university, holding elections for and overseeing the General Student Committee (AStA), as well as drawing up the student government budget.

The Global Study Awards

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