Profile and Consultation

At our institute you can choose between three degree programs and three electives.

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Our Study Programs

  • The Bachelor's program Cultures of South Asia and Tibet is open admission.
  • For the Master's programs Buddhist Studies and Contemplative Traditions and Modern South Asia special admission requirements apply. More information will be available here soon.
Frontal view of the Buddhist temple complex Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu, Photo: Prof. Jowita Kramer
Photo of a Buddhist temple, Photo: Dr. Katrin Querl
In the center of the picture, you can see the city of Varanasi. In the right foreground, there is a man sitting in a boat. The photo is taken from © Adobe Stock and was shot by Roop Dey.

Before Study

Before starting your studies, you have to apply and enroll at our university. Prospective students with a foreign school-leaving certificate can find important information about their application here.

Blick auf den Eingang zum neuen Augusteum am Campus Augustusplatz mit Schriftzug Universität Leipzig und Alma Mater Lipsiensis, 2020, Foto: Adelheid Buschner

Application to the University of Leipzig

You have decided to study Indology, Tibetology and Mongolian Studies with us? Depending on the degree program (B. A., M. A.), your citizenship and school-leaving qualification, there are different portals for your online application.

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viele Hände halten Fähnchen verschiedener Länder in die Höhe, Quelle: Colourbox
Treppenaufgang im Seminargebäude von der Seite gesehen, Foto: Mirko Vieser
Studierende am Eingang zum Hörsaalgebäude, Campus Augustusplatz, Tag der offenen Tür der Universität Leipzig, 2014, Foto: Christian Hüller
Seniorenstudentin, schreibend in einem Hörsaal, im Hintergrund andere Studierende, 2017, Foto: Jan Woitas

Start of Studies

At the start of the winter semester, Leipzig University offers many information events. Surely you still have questions about your studies. Therefore, we will host an introductory event at our institute.

Students at the Campus Innenstadt, Leibnizforum, Photo: Swen Reichhold

Start of Studies

At our institute, an opening event for freshmen will take place at the start of the winter semester. Exceptionally, all higher semesters are also invited to participate in this event.

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Table with laptop, coffee cup, smartphone, pen, magnifying glass and small globe
Student mentor Michaela Vitzky advises two students in her office
New Augsuteum, Photo: Adelheid Buschner

In Study

Many intersecting power lines in a backyard in Old Delhi, India, 2013, photo by Ira Sarma.

Student Services

Where can I get study advice?
How does the module enrollment process work?
What do I need to know about exams?
Who advises on semesters abroad and internships?
How do I finance a semester or an internship abroad?

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Color photo of an interior of a pagoda in Wutai Shan, Photo: Dr. Katrin Querl
Illustrated book with Buddhist art on a table in the entrance area next to the lettering Bibliothek Orientwissenschaften, 2020, Photo: Franz Xaver Erhard
Auf dem Farbfoto ist eine vergoldete Statue der Tara zu sehen, © Adobe Stock, Foto: Gary
Indian fashion evening, Leipzig, 2017, Foto: Sadananda Das