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Business Administration, Department

Fakultät für Betriebswirtschaft at the LMU München

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Basic information

Total number of students 2,540 *
Number of master degree students 650
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 50.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 55.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 97.9 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 84.8 % *

International orientation

Outgoing students 3.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 9.9 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 19.9 %
Share of professors with work experience 0.0 %


Publications per professor Points per professor within the range 2,4 to 5,1
Third party funds per academic 21.1 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.2
Research reputation 45.5 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.1
Courses offered 1.9
Study organisation 1.9
Exams 2.4
Research orientation 2.1
Job market preparation 2.2
Support for stays abroad 2.1
Rooms 2.1
Library 1.7
IT-infrastructure 1.9
Overall study situation 1.9

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 1.7
Study organisation 1.5
Transition to Master's studies 1.6
Research orientation 1.6
Support for stays abroad 1.9
Overall study situation 1.6

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Practice and tutorials in small groups, also in large events; key skills including business planning; seminars with renowned guest researchers from Germany and abroad; international cooperation with well-known universities; promotion of student research projects and practical projects; case studies in seminars and lectures; wide range of English-language courses; orientation phase for a faster & successful start to the degree course.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Faculty’s own International Relations Centre, separate advisory office for international students, triple-degree programme “European Master”, all exchange spaces of the Faculty without tuition fees at the partner universities, additional spaces at over 100 partner universities of the LMU, specialist language courses in nine languages in the field of economic sciences, wide range of English-taught courses, two Master’s programmes entirely in English.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Bocconi University, Italien; Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Niederlande; ESSEC Business School, Frankreich; Warwick University, Großbritannien; University of Sydney, Australien; EM Lyon, Frankreich; Copenhagen Business School, Dänemark; HEC Lausanne, Schweiz; Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Belgien; King's College, London, Großbritannien.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Faculty ICT infrastructure; training rooms (80PCs) and 50 freely accessible PCs including colour and b/w printing (printing costs); more than 30 programs including Stata, SPSS, Matlab, Eviews, Maple, MS Office; Database access including Worldscope, Datastream, CRSP and Compustat via WRDS, SNL, Execucomp, People Intelligence, Factset Ownership, Securities Data Company, Amadeus; free WiFi throughout the campus; software purchase for students via the Leibniz data centre; faculty membership in the Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance; further training rooms centrally at the LMU.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The research specialisations of the 24 academic chairs (plus 3 junior professorships) bundled in 8 areas of competence: Accounting, Finance & Insurance, Marketing & Strategy, Technology & Innovation, Information Systems & Digital Business, Leadership & Human Resources, Human Resource & Management Education, Health Care Management; Responsible for interdisciplinary and international centres such as Economics & Business. Involvement in national and international research networks, among others within the framework of SFB and DFG projects. Extensive and interdisciplinary research projects with practical partners from the private sector.
  • Support for founders
    Close cooperation with the Entrepreneurship Centre of the LMU. As a result, a variety of support services for entrepreneurs and specific spin-offs from Business Administration: Course "START with Business Planning" mandatory for all business students; certificate for students in the "Entrepreneurship Excellence Program"; LMU Entrepreneurship Seminar ”for scientists and students; internships at start-ups from the LMU context; practical projects in the context of the "Entrepreneur Farm" with renowned companies (Corporate Ent.); networking with mentors and investors via a wide range of event formats.
  • Other special features
    TOP Business Administration programme: Bring the best 10% of a year in contact with excellent companies (elite promotion); Master Career Day: Strengthening the practice-science transfer; graduate book to promote career entry; graduation ceremony with individual farewell; extensive study and career advice; Alumni network with approx. 2,300 members, 5,300 interested parties and 70 supporting members (companies); faculty newspaper and newsletter; Business Administration Faculty Day; Alumni dialogues: Specialist lectures with alumni and professors on current economic topics; top athlete program.
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
  • Information on access restrictions
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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