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University of Munich LMU

Germany

46th US-News World Ranking

The University of Munich is a public research university which was established in the year 1472 as University of Ingolstadt until 1802. The university is located in Munich, Germany. The University has been considered as one of Europe's most prestigious universities. The university has other campuses and institutes: Klinikum Grosshadern, chemistry and biotechnology campus, Klinikum Innenstadt, and Institut am Englischen Garten.

The University of Munich offers degree courses such as the Diplom and Magister Artium in favor of the more internationally known Bachelors and Masters system. The University has 18 faculties: Faculty of Catholic Theology, Faculty of Protestant Theology, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Business Administration,  Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty for History and the Arts, Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and Study of Religion, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Faculty for the Study of Culture, Faculty for Languages and Literatures, Faculty of Social Sciences,  Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics, Faculty of Physics, Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Faculty of Biology, Faculty of Geosciences and Environmental Sciences.

The University of Munich has more than 50,000 students, 3,196 Undergraduate students, 2,087 Graduate students and more than 2,000 academic staff. The university attracts a great number of international students every year – 15 percent of its 50,000 students come from countries other than Germany.

The University of Munich has more than 40 Nobel laureates associated with the university, it ranks 16th worldwide by a number of Nobel laureates. The University has recently been conferred the title of "elite university" under the German Universities Excellence Initiative. The university is currently the second-largest university in Germany in terms of student population.  The university offers an increasing number of courses mainly in English to cater to international students who may have little or no background in the German language. The University of Munich also maintains numerous research centers: Center for Integrated Protein Science Munich, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Nanosystems Initiative Munich, Parmenides Center for the Study of Thinking, Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society.

Notable alumni:  Sir Muhammad Iqbal (Philosopher, Persian and Urdu poet), Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen ( Nobel Prize in Physics), Hans-Werner Sinn (professor of economics)

 

University of Munich LMU Programs

Program
Duration
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University of Munich LMU Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Average Academic Score

3.4
GPA
33
IB
80
Percentage

University of Munich LMU Cost of studies

Fees

(There is no tuition fees at the University of Munich – students only need to pay the semester fees con­sisting of a Student Union Fee)

University of Munich LMU Deadlines

 Fall: 15 January

 Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

University of Munich LMU Rankings

Global

46
US News
63
QS
51
Shanghai
32
Times Higher Education
62
Guardian
44
GTU Rank

Regional

Germany
1
US News
2
Shanghai
1
Times Higher Education

Regional

Europe
11
US News
8
Times Higher Education
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University of Munich LMU Stats

University Stats
51025

Students

University Stats
8515

International Students

University Stats
3196

Undergraduates

University Stats
2087

Postgraduate

University Stats
6017

Faculty Strength

University Stats
450

Tuition Fees

University Stats
10200

Living Cost

University Stats
3.4

Avg. GPA

University Stats
33

Avg. IB

University Stats
80
%

Avg. Percentage

University Stats
6

Avg. IELTS

* All cost are in EUR

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(+49) 08921800

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