Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen (LMU)

Ludwig-Maxmilians-Universitaet (LMU) Muenchen is one of the leading research universities in Europe with over 500 years of tradition. It builds upon its success in the Excellence Initiative, a Germany-wide competition promoting top-level university research, to further enhance its research profile and strengthen its position at an international level. LMU Munich offers a broad spectrum of all areas of knowledge, ranging from the humanities and cultural sciences, law, economics and social studies, to medicine and the sciences. As a genuine “universitas” it has the special task to deal with the ever more complex questions facing humankind, society, culture, the environment and technology by creating interdisciplinary solutions. The know-how and creative intelligence of 700 professors, 3,300 academic staff members and 44,000 students form the foundation of LMU’s outstanding research and teaching record as recognized by many national and international university rankings.