To complement your African studies course (Bachelor, Master) we recommend you study at least one semester at a University abroad. With some universities we have existing partnerships.

A red GDR style building in Zanzibar Town with a graffiti reading ‘FARA WEY’, a variation of ‘FAR AWAY’ that speaks to studying in a far away place.
GDR style building in Zanzibar Town with a graffiti reading ‘FARA WEY’, a variation of ‘FAR AWAY’ that speaks to studying in a far away place, Foto: Rose Marie Beck.

Before leaving for your studies abroad, go to your student advisor to sign a Learning Agreement between the Institute for African Studies and your host institution (ECTS-Learning Agreement). This is the condition for having ECTS-credit points gained abroad accredited at the University of Leipzig.

  • Your studies abroad can be partly financed via Erasmus+, Promos or Auslands-BaföG.
  • For further information see KISS Datenbank and the International Centre (AAA) of the University of Leipzig.

Erasmus + Applications WS 2021/22

Dear students,
the deadline for the Erasmus + applications for Winter semester 2021/22 is the 1st of April 2021!
Please be sure to send in the following to Lara Krause via email:

  • Letter of Motivation
  • Application Form (Online Erasmus Uni Leipzig)
  • Transcript of records
  • Language Certificate of language of instruction at your chosen host university

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