Stadt Leipzig

Leipzig Migrants’ Council: Why your vote matters

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Andrea Pagani shares her personal insights on the novel Migrants' Council vote happening right now. The unique chance migrants have this year to influence their representation directly and some more in-depth aspects of the Council's work up to this point.

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Stadt Leipzig resources and services during Covid-19

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Questions about your visa, healthcare, social distancing, job benefits, and other vital services in Leipzig area amid coronavirus crisis? Have a look at this handy guide to get your bearings.

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WGT and Stadtfest become fast friends

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In a time when everything seems increasingly polarised, this weekend Leipzigers and visitors from all over the world came together to celebrate life.

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“Don’t give Legida more attention than it deserves”

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Another enlightening interview from our glocal politics and history writer: "Legida’s presence is a reminder that the image of Leipzig as Germany’s hipster capital is utterly incomplete... The city’s Head of Unit for Migration and Integration, Stojan Gugutschkow... shared some interesting insights [on Legida, xenophobia and related matters] and finished off with a message for

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“More police needed,” says Leipzig Deputy Mayor

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Heiko Rosenthal addresses the recent violent outbursts around the Federal Administrative Court and the US Consulate General in Leipzig.

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