Welcome to summer semester 2023

A warm welcome to all new students and returning students for the summer semester 2023! We are going to inform you on our services and update you constantly on all channels.

The Studentenwerk Leipzig welcomes all new students and returning students for the summer semester 2023!

We are offering a lot of counselling services as well as other services around your studies and your life in Leipzig. After the Corona pandemic the summer semester 2023 starts in completely normal conditions. Digital formats will still be used where they work and make sense. 

Current information about our offers

Mensas & Cafeterias

With the beginning of lecture time in the summer semester, our Mensas and Cafeterias will be accessible during the usual opening hours. We are stil offering the option to take your food away in environmentally friendly reusable boxes. The boxes are for free.

Payment is still only possible with a valid student or staff card as well as with a mensa card. TIP: It can be convenient to register yourself on AutoLoad! Payment via cash is not possible. 

The exact opening hours are available on the websites of the respective facility.

Student Housing

Our counsellors and caretakers are available via telephone or e-mail during their office and service hours. The contact data can be found directly on the website of the respective Student Hall of Residence. 

Telephone office hours of our counsellors:

  • On Tuesdays, 1.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m.
  • On Thursdays, 9.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. to 3.00 p.m.
  • On Fridays, 9.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.

Personal office hours of our counsellors only by prior appointment!

Telephone availability of our caretakers:

  • On Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 8.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.
  • On Tuesdays, 8.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
  • On Fridays, 8.00 a.m. to noon

Personal office hours of our caretakers only by prior appointment!

It is only possible to move in after booking an appointment previously (you will receive information on appointments as soon as you conclude your rental agreement). You can move out after informing your caretaker. 

Because of the high demand for rooms in our Student Halls of Residence we ask you to simultaneously apply for alternative places of residence on the private housing market. Your flat or room should be situated inside the traffic area of the Mitteldeutscher Verkehrsverbund (MDV)

BAföG office

Starting on April 11, the Department for Grants is going to have new office hours. The counsellors are available in the Goethestraße 6 in person again after the pandemic-related break. Additionally, there will be a telephonic office hour. 

Personal office hours on site:

  • On Tuesdays, 1.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m.
  • On Thursdays, 9.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.

Telephonic office hours:

  • On Wednesdays, 9.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.

Counselling services

Studieren mit Behinderung

Regarding most of the counselling services, students can choose between sessions in presence with an appointment, video sessions or counselling via telephone. 

The Social Counselling is offering sessions in presence, via telephone or video with an appointment as well as telephone counselling without an appointment. There is also the possibility for open counselling without prior appointment. Information events for students are still being offered online. 

The Psychosocial Counselling is offering individual counselling sessions in presence, via telephone or video. Please have a look on the website of the Psychosocial Counselling. In the summer semester there are online workshops as well as workshops in presence.

The Legal Assistance has extended its office hour on Tuesdays by one hour: from 3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. – via telephone. 

International students can inform themselves on our pages about our different offers. Our tutors are going to offer various events in the summer semester again in order to get to know other students from Leipzig and surroundings. For refugee and international prospective students there will be an information event on May 5, 2023. 

Cultural Funding

Kulturförderung Cammerspiele

We promote student culture! The financial funds are assigned after application. Please inform yourself on our pages of the Cultural Funding first. The next Culture Committee will prospectively take place on April 21, 2023. 

Student Job Office

Ein junger Mann steht in einem Café hinter dem Thresen.

The Student Job Office is offering appointments to unlock your profile after booking an appointment previously. The conciliation process is still going to run online because the digital form has worked effectively in the past. 

DIY bike repair shops

Fahrradwerkstatt Studentenwerk Leipzig

There are three do-it-yourself repair shops for students, financed by the mobility fund. In the shops students can repair their bikes on their own for free. The do-it-yourself bike repair shops are open.

Information days

On May 5, the Studentenwerk will be organising an information day for refugee and international prospective students in cooperation with Leipzig University and the HTWK.

  • May 5, 2023 // 2.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. 
  • HTWK Leipzig, Nieper-Bau, Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 134, lecture hall and foyer 

The Studentenwerk will be present at the infomation days of the institutes with an info desk:

  • Student info day of Leipzig University: May 6, 2023
  • Student info day of the HTWK: May 13, 2023

We are looking forward to consult you on all our offers in the Studierenden Service Zentrum (SSZ) in the Goethestraße 3-5.