Welcome as a new student at our institute! We would like to support new students with getting oriented to university life. This includes information about course structures, everyday study life and module management as well as information about whom you can contact if you find yourself in a difficult situation.
News And Social Media
- Mail distributor for anthropology
Our Posteo-distributor is currently networking over 500 students, faculty, and alumni from the Institute of Anthropology in Leipzig. All members can share events, job or internship postings, as well as call-for-papers regarding anthropological or discipline-related symposiums and conferences. For registration please reach out to Ethnologie_leipzig(at)lists.posteo.de
We share useful information, news, current events of the institute and selected events of other organizations which pertain to those studying or interested in anthropology.
Organize your studies - Organize your modules
The German version of this page provides answers to relevant questions related to your modules and exams, offering recommendations of how to successfully organize your studies. In the download section you can find the official exam regulations (Prüfungsordnung) and study regulations (Studienordnung), as well as information about student support offices responsible for exam regulations.
Starter kit for academic working techniques
The earliest term papers take place at the end of the first semester. What are the formal requirements for term papers? How do I pick a good topic? How do I construct my argument? The following provides you with links to institutions and documents that support you in improving your writing skills.
- The Academic Lab offers extracurricular workshops that help students learn to write academic papers more effectively. It also provides workshops focused on academic (poster) presentations, reading and studying strategies as well as special language courses for both German and international students who use German or English as academic languages. In addition, the Academic Lab offers research and writing consultations that are open to all Leipzig University students. Special counseling programs for international students are also included in the program.
- Guide for term papers: Do's and Dont's for your academic work (in German)
- Training for your academic skills: Online-tool on moodle (in German)
Find help in all situations
Various institutions in Leipzig support students through their studies; particularly students who might be facing difficulties in their everyday life in response to their studies on a regular basis. We wish to bring your attention to the many support options provided by Leipzig University and the Studentenwerk. Additionally, we also wish to encourage you to address teachers and those responsible personally.