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In 2002, the Universität Leipzig defined its mission statement, taking the motto 'A Tradition of Crossing Boundaries'. This mission statement is both a definition and a challenge. Pursuing on its great tradition of universitas litterarum, the University adheres to the idea of a classic yet modern institution, offering a very wide range of subjects in the arts, social sciences, natural sciences and medicine, producing mutual momentum and achieving development in cross-faculty collaboration. The University comprises 14 faculties with more than 150 institutes. One of its major aims in research and teaching, however, has always been to promote inter- and trans-disciplinary work, the “crossing of boundaries” between faculties and institutes. This concept is also reflected in corresponding structures, e.g. the Center for Advanced Study or the Center for Biotechnology and Biomedicine, which constitutes the University’s contribution to the Bio City Leipzig that opened in 2003.

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University of Leipzig
Ritterstr 26
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-108
Fax: +49 341 97-30009
Email: oeffentlichkeitsarbeit(@)uni-leipzig.de

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