Mission Statement of Leipzig University
A tradition of crossing boundaries
Leipzig University was founded in 1409. In the course of its diverse history, it grew to encompass a wide selection of disciplines comprising almost all areas of knowledge. World-renowned scientists have taught or studied in Leipzig, and important impulses for the development of thought originated here.
The mission, elaborated in the following principles, is both a definition and a challenge and serves as the basis of the University‘s decisions and further development.