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International Foundation - Computer Science

Lancaster University Leipzig

12 months
15000 EUR/year
9000 EUR/year
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International Foundation - Computer Science at Lancaster University Leipzig is designed for students who either do not meet the entry requirements for direct entry (English level, school qualifications, etc.) or would like to gain additional subject or academic skills confidence prior to the start of their degree course.


International Foundation - Computer Science at Lancaster University Leipzig provides an introduction to the IT world and guarantees progression onto BSc (Hons) Computer Science or BSc (Hons) Software Engineering (subject to meeting the required criteria).

The programme can be completed in either 2 or 3 semesters depeding on your qualification and level of English.

The educational aims of the programme are to:

  • Develop students’ fundamental knowledge and understanding of the relevant disciplinary elements in computer science and related fields.
  • Develop in students a broad range of transferable academic literacy, research and analytical skills to succeed in undergraduate study.
  • Ensure that students have attained the prescribed level of English language competence to succeed on specified Lancaster University undergraduate programme.
  • To prepare students to operate effectively and autonomously within the framework of higher education.
  • Develop students’ graduate attributes to optimise future employability prospects in a global environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic English and Skills
  • Introduction to Computing and Programming
  • Application Development
  • The Evolution of Computing and Communications
  • Mathematics for Computer Science
  • German language

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful completion of IB Diploma with at least 26 points overall with 4 in SL Mathematics or 5 in Math Studies (or 4 in HL).
  • IB Certificate: at least 3 HL subjects at grade 4, including Mathematics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 EUR per year during 12 months.

2 Semesters option

  • International €15,000
  • EU €9,000
3 Semesters option
  • International €18.500
  • EU €12,500

Living costs for Leipzig

720 - 1047 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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