Here we provide useful information about the most important financial issues concerning your study in Leipzig within the SEPT MBA in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Development.

A place to work at University Library, Photo: Leipzig University
MBA Program, Photo: Leipzig University

MBA Tuition Fee

The tuition fee for the SEPT MBA program is EUR 6,000; payable in four instalments of EUR 1,500 prior to the beginning of every one of the four semesters. Please note that books and individual study materials are not included in the fees.

Semester Matriculation Fee

All students of Leipzig University must pay a matriculation fee of EUR 220,00 before a semester begins. An additional charge of EUR 10,00 for the UniCard must be covered in the first matriculation only. The enrollment ensures several benefits such as price reduction for alimentation and amusement in the numerous student's cafeterias and clubs, as well as special prices in cultural events in the city. Enrolled students can apply for a separate or shared apartments in a residence of the university. The semester fee also includes access to public transportation in Leipzig during the weekends, holidays and every night  from 19:00 to 5:00, which can be complemented by purchasing a semester ticket for transportation during the day. The UniCard grants rights to use the Albertina Library, the computer center and many other services provided by Leipzig University.

Living Expenses

Please calculate about EUR 861 per month (including health insurance). In order to fulfill the requirements for obtaining a visa and residence permit as student, international applicants must demonstrate that they have enough resources to cover their living expenses and costs related to their studies.

German Language Course

Since the MBA program is fully taught in English, a German course is not mandatory. However, it is highly recommended that students take some German lessons (e.g. an intensive course of 2 to 6 months) before the course begins. For further information, please contact directly the InterDAF Program organized by the Herder Institute of Leipzig University.


SEPT and DAAD have a keen interest in attracting a student body composed of talented individuals from all around the globe. Financial aid can be offered in the form of few DAAD scholarships for the best applicants. Please contact us for more information, taking into account that other dead-lines and conditions might apply when competing for scholarships. E.g. applications for DAAD-Scholarship must be submitted until October 1st for beginning tuition on October 1st of the following year.

Please Notice: Nigerian and Cameroonian Applicants must submit their applications directly to the German Embassy in the respective countries. All other countries can apply directly through the SEPT Program.

Please check out the DAAD Scholarship Database to have an overview of where to get financial aid.

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