Experience in Leipzig (Germany), by Dana

What is it like to live in Leipzig? Would you recommend it? What is the city like?

Yes I do recommend Leipzig, it's a diverse City. The city center is amazing, especially at night. There are a lot of street musicians and street artists.

The living expenses are cheaper than in any other city in Germany.


What is the student lifestyle like in Leipzig?

Special reductions for students are available almost everywhere, you just need to have your ID card with you.

How much does it cost to live in Leipzig?

Student dorms are available for short and long term and it costs between 180 and 500 euros.

Is it difficult to find accommodation in Leipzig? Is there any advice you can give?

Firstly, you need to apply online (Studentenwerk) for student dorms.

If you don't like to stay in a dorm then you should look up in wg-gesucht.com, a website for apartment rentals.

What is the food like? What are your favourite dishes?

There are so many kind of restaurants: Chinese, Indian, Arabic, Turkish, Italian, etc.

If you are a student you can have lunch in the Mensa (cafeteria), it's cheaper.

What places would you recommend visiting in Leipzig?

City center.


Is it good to eat out in Leipzig? Can you tell us your favourite spots?

Yes, Spizz or Dean & David.

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