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Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München - LMU Munich AP121

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Have a look around. Get to know our cosmopolitan university in the heart of Munich. Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich enjoys a centuries-old tradition and today is one of the most internationally renowned and strongest research universities in Germany.

People come to LMU Munich seeking its unique academic diversity. Its 18 faculties give around 700 professors and 3,000 academic staff room to research and teach. They offer a wide and well-rounded range of learning opportunities that cover all areas, whether humanities and culture studies, law, economics and sociology, or medicine and the sciences.

Our research statistics speak for themselves: LMU Munich is part of 26 Collaborative Research Centers funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and is host university of 14 of them. It also hosts 9 DFG Research Training Groups and four international doctorate programs as part of the Elite Network of Bavaria. It attracts an additional 120 million euros per year in outside funding and is intensively involved in national and international funding initiatives. All this demonstrates why LMU Munich regularly gets top marks in national and international rankings.

With degree programs available in 150 subjects in numerous combinations, the array of courses we have to offer is extremely wide. Some 47,000 students, 16 percent of whom come to us from abroad, are currently taking advantage of these opportunities. They view their studies as an investment in the future, a launching pad for their later careers. We put our faith in imagination, open minds and creative intelligence.

LMU Munich takes the education of young people very seriously. When we speak of academic diversity, we also mean a comprehensive education that encompasses social skills alongside a critical awareness of values and history. This includes the Munich legacy of the Weisse Rose, the student-based resistance group that opposed Nazism.

Professor Dr. Bernd Huber
President, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich
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Phone +49 (0) 89 / 2180 - 0
Fax +49 (0) 89 / 2180 - 2322
Address Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
80539 Munich

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