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American Space


"Education USA"


Dr. Sophia Manns-Süßbrich
Phone: +49 341 97-30506



by appointment
office at Bibliotheca Albertina
3rd floor, west wing



American Space Leipzig

The American Space Leipzig is an initiative between the University Leipzig, the U.S. Consulate General Leipzig. It opened on 3rd December 2013 as first of its kind in Eastern Germany to encourage exchange and dialog between the United States and Germany. Worldwide are 800 American Spaces in approx. 170 states.

In Germany are 10 networking institutions. The American Space Leipzig is located at Leipzig University Library and the Institute of American Studies. Leipzig University Library serves as information service center. The collection of American Studies of Leipzig University Library is gradually expanded by new items. Access to extensive databases at the special computer workstations at Leipzig University Library offers the possibility to research a great variety of subjects.

Visit the American Space at Leipzig University Library, Bibliotheca Albertina, 2nd floor west wing, open Monday to Saturday 8 am–midnight. The subject guide for American Studies, Dr. Sophia Manns-Süßbrich, offers consultation.

  • Lecture about american cultur and politics
  • Consultation about scholarships and internships at the United States
  • Events for Alumni/ae
  • Training courses for teacher