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Physics, Department

Fakultät für Physik at the LMU München

  • Schellingstraße 4 / IV
  • 80799 München
  • Phone: +49 89 2180-3340
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Basic information

Total number of students 1,780
Number of master degree students 566

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 11/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 78.0 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's no data available

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 5/10 points
International orientation, master's 7/10 points
Outgoing students 1.0 %
Share of anglophone research groups 95.0 %


Research profile (distribution of PhD theses)

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.5
Courses offered 2.4
Study organisation 1.7 *
Exams 2.3
Laboratory internships 2.2
Research orientation 2.4
Support for stays abroad 2.1
Rooms 2.2
Library 1.6 *
IT-infrastructure 1.8 *
Overall study situation 2.0

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 350
Teacher qualification programmes no
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Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Teaching at the LMU’s physics department is qualitatively and organisationally tailored to the needs of students. E.g. tutorials in small groups, weekly correction & assessment of exercises, many courses to choose from, many specialisation options, specialised e-learning; Teaching staff as well as student tutors are regularly assessed and given training in teaching. The teaching by outstanding and renowned researchers is always aligned with the current state of research.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Teaching and research are particularly international. For example, in teaching and academic studies: English-language study programmes, up to 40% foreign students, wide range of options for studying abroad. For example, in research and working groups: Research and communication language is mostly English, approx. 25% of lecturers are from abroad; Broad involvement in international research projects and programmes, promotion of stays abroad during the doctoral and post-doc phase, incoming research fellowships, cooperation partnerships with leading international universities (UC Berkley, Tokyo University, Tel Aviv University, NYU, etc.)
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    University of California in Berkley; Universität Tokyo; Tel Aviv University; New York University; École Polytechnique Fédérale Lausanne; The University of Nottingham; Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona; Aarhus Universitet; Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay; Università degli Studi di Roma 'La Sapienza';
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Own observatory on Wendelstein mountain; Meteorological tower; Participation, partly in a leading capacity, in institutions such as: Center for Advanced Laser Applications (CALA), particle accelerator, Maier-Leibnitz Laboratory (MLL), German Aerospace Center (DLR); Electronics laboratory for students; Workplaces for experiments and practicals, and computer workstations, for all students; Special software licenses for students and teaching
  • Support for founders
    LMU Entrepreneurship Center.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Contact point for equality and inclusion.
  • Other special features
    Close cooperation with five relevant Max Planck Institutes around Munich and the DLR (German Centre for Aeronautical and Aerospace) in Oberpfaffenhofen.
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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