If an international student HILFE FÜR AUSLÄNDISCHE STUDIERENDE IN LEIPZIG e.V. is a non-profit association which aims at helping students who encounter financial difficulties.

 The association was founded in 1993 by people who in their daily work became aware of the social challenges international students face.  University staff members from the faculties, the International Offices, student representatives from the Catholic and Lutheran student congregations and other student communities, as well as further institutions and private individuals have come together to help.

The association currently has 55 members including 9 corporate members comprising almost all the higher education institutions in Leipzig.


Corporate members

Universität Leipzig
Handelshochschule Leipzig (HHL)
Hochschule für Technik, Wirtschaft und Kultur Leipzig (HTWK)
Hochschule für Musik und Theater Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Leipzig
Hochschule für Telekommunikation Leipzig
Studentenwerk Leipzig
Studentenrat der HTWK
Student_Innenrat der Universität
Katholische Studentengemeinde Leipzig

Members of the managing committee

Amal El-Abd, secretary

Stojan Gugutschkow, substitutional chairman

Prof. Dr. Adam Jones,  substitutional chairman

Prof. Dr. Hans-Bert Rademacher, chairman

Betina Sedlaczek, treasurer