Leuphana University of Lüneburg is a public corporation under the auspices of a public foundation, they are legally represented by President Sascha Spoun.

Top reasons to study here

  • Leuphana is the first German university to make it possible for three students to participate in the University Innovation Fellowship Program in Stanford
  • Leuphana has brought together six renowned universities in Europe to apply themselves to reconcile university studies with 21st century realities and challenges
  • Our University offers the opportunity to try out the entrepreneurship spirit up close

Bachelor's programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)



Leuphana University of Lüneburg is a young university that reflects the development of higher education in Germany. Its institutional history reaches back 60 years at a location with an educational history of several hundred years


Leuphana University of Lüneburg offers you more than 30 different degree programmes in a variety of departments. No matter whether Bachelor’s or Master’s, full-time, part-time or professional – study in Lüneburg is worth your while. Take advantage of degree programmes that are distinguished by extensive dialogue among the disciplines, outstanding expertise, optimum guidance and a practical orientation – programmes that offer lots of room for your own curiosity and initiative. Learn about the individual majors and doctoral programmes at Leuphana and discover your possibilities in Lüneburg


Leuphana University of Lüneburg understands its role as theme-oriented university dedicated to the current research issues affecting the civil society of the 21st century. In order to facilitate necessary subject-overarching research, Leuphana’s research activities are installed within four university-wide, inter- and cross-disciplinary “Research Initiatives”, namely: education, culture, management and business activity, and sustainability. Each of Leuphana’s four faculties directs one of the knowledge initiatives. Researchers within the research initiatives apply an inter- and cross-disciplinary method to expand on a number of cross-sectional topics


The Career Service at Leuphana University of Lüneburg offers comprehensive services in various fields of activity involving career and vocational orientation linked to programmes of study, as well as the possibility to network with the labour market


Student services

We offer support on choosing courses, the application process and during the course, e.g. making decisions, learning organisation or career planning. We take time to respond to your questions and advise you according to your needs in individual and group counselling sessions. You can access individual counselling sessions at short notice during the open consultation hours or by making an appointment through the Infoportal

Student Life

Campus life

The campus is more than a place for instruction and learning. It is important to create cultural and leisure offerings, and to promote sports and fitness, to provide students and other members of the University community with a balanced environment. All of this is done pursuant to the model of an Ecological Campus, a model that makes long-term use concepts as sustainable as possible

Student clubs

The Student Parliament is the highest decision-making organization constituted within the student body and as such responsible for organizing student politics within the university, holding elections for and overseeing the General Student Committee (AStA), as well as drawing up the student government budget

Student Reviews

Good university
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars
I like the concept of the Leuphana University- it gives you an interdisciplinary view because it allows you to choose courses from different study disciplines.
interdisciplinary BA at Leuphana University
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars
Studying at Leuphana University, I really enjoyed the interdisciplinary and critical academic approach. The curriculum enables students to learn to think outside the box and challenge their discipline. However, the teaching in big lectures like mathematics could be improved, driven by more demonstrative methods and passion. This is obviously a very subjective point of you and should not apply t...
A dream of a student life
Katharina rated 4.5 out of 5 stars
Currently I am studying Environmental and Sustainability Sience at Leuphana University. It is a great and varied study where you can concentrate through choosing different classes on the area you are the most intersted in. From more Chemics to sustainabiltiy science there are seminars for everyone. Moreover Leuphana has a very green and modern campus. If you have a gap in your timetable you f...