Leuphana University of Lüneburg Leuphana Universität Lüneburg (LU) 


IAU Member


top General Information


Street:Universitätsallee 1


Province:Lower Saxony

Post Code:21335


Institution Funding



Founded 1946 as a teacher training college, acquired university status in the late 1970s. Today integrates two formerly independent institutions of higher education – the University of Lüneburg and the University of Applied Sciences. Became a foundation under public law – the highest degree of autonomy awarded to public universities - 2003

Academic Year

October to July (October-February; April-July)

Admission Requirements

Secondary school leaving certificate (Abitur) or equivalent



Accrediting Agency

N/A (Leuphana University was established by the Federal State of Lower Saxony/Germany under the Higher Education Act)

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Sascha Spoun

Job title:President

Years of office:2006-

Senior Administrative Officer : Christian Brei

Job title:Executive Vice-President

International Relations Officer : Jörg Philipp Terhechte

Job title:Vice-President for Professional School, Internationalization and Fundraising

International Relations Officer : Sabine Busse

Job title:Director, International Office

top Divisions

Faculty : Business and Economics

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business and Commerce, Commercial Law, Economics, Electronics and Automation, Finance, Human Resources, Industrial Engineering, International Law, Management, Marketing, Production Engineering

Faculty : Education

Fields of study:Educational Sciences, English Studies, Mathematics Education, Music Education, Native Language Education, Physical Education, Primary Education, Psychology, Religious Education, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Vocational Education

Faculty : Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Fields of study:Art History, Art Management, Communication Studies, Geography (Human), Literature, Media Studies, Modern History, Multimedia, Music, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Sociology, Urban Studies, Visual Arts

Faculty : Sustainability

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Ecology, Environmental Management, Humanities and Social Science Education

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Commercial Law, Economics, Environmental Studies, Human Resources, Industrial Engineering, Information Management, Media Studies, Political Sciences, Primary Education, Secondary Education, Vocational Education


Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Business and Commerce, Educational Sciences, Engineering Management, Environmental Studies, Finance, Human Resources, Information Management, International Law, Management, Marketing, Primary Education, Secondary Education, Social Sciences, Vocational Education


Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Economics, Education, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Human Resources, Industrial Engineering, Law, Media Studies, Political Sciences, Sociology, Urban Studies

Main Press

Leuphana University Press


Statistics Year:2019-2020


Updated on 15-04-2020