For PhD students it is possible - but not mandatory - to register as a student at the University of Leipzig (UL). PhD students who register at the UL have to pay a semester fee of currently 236.50 Euros per semester and an additional amount of 10 Euros as a deposit for the student card. The latter is a one time payment. Please check out the following links including more detailed information:
Universität Leipzig: UniCard
To be registered as a PhD student at the UL your application must contain a comprehensive account of your previous school and university education. All certificates must be submitted as authenticated copies in both the original language and in German, English or French. Your application must include the following: 1) the topic of your doctoral thesis, 2) supervisor's declaration and 3) a proof of financing. More information regarding the enrolment as a PhD student at UL and the contact information for Susanne Gebhardt (Doctoral Programmes Officer, UL) and Betina Sedlaczek (International Studies Officer) can be found at:
Universität Leipzig: Guidance and Organisation
Universität Leipzig: Opportunities for Doctoral Research
If you have questions or need help with the enrolment procedure, please contact Susanne Gebhardt or Betina Sedlaczek, or contact us via leipzig-school@~@eva.mpg.de.