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Medicine, Department

Medizinische Fakultät at the LMU München

  • Bavariaring 19
  • 80336 München
  • Phone: +49 89 4400-58901
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Basic information

Total number of students 6,250

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/12 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 84.5 %
Success rate first part of medical exam (M1) 88.3 %
Exam results second part of medical exam (M2) 488.0 standard points


Publications per professor 16.6
Citations per publication 8.4
Third party funds per professor 666.0
Doctorates per professor 3.0
Habilitation treatises per ten professors 2.8
Research reputation 60.3 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.3
Support in bedside teaching 2.2
Courses offered 2.4
Study organisation 1.9
Exams 2.0
Dovetailing of pre-clinic and clinic studies 2.3
Research orientation 2.3
Job market preparation 2.1
Support for stays abroad 2.5
Rooms 1.7
Library 1.5
IT-infrastructure 1.9
Skills labs 1.8
Overall study situation 2.0

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Patient contact from the first Study phase; promotion of team work; development of empathy; acquisition of communication skills; practice-based "longitudinal course" for standardised, systematic medical history amongst other things; physical examination and documentation; centres for teaching and academic studies (ZeUS); e-learning, sign language course; course in high-altitude medicine; emergency week practical training; simulation training; actor patients.
  • Arrangements of special exercises at the department
    Well-equipped SkillsLabs (self-study centre ZeUS) for teaching practical skills, examinations and self-study in the pre-clinical and clinical study phases, e.g. with sonography equipment, patient simulator "Vimedix", ECG, airway management trainer, injection arm model, gastric probe trainer, etc.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Sorbonne Université, Paris, Frankreich; Universitetet i Oslo, Oslo, Norwegen; King's College London, Vereinigtes Königreich; Universität Zürich, Zürich, Schweiz; Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Prag, Tschechische Republik; Jimma University, Jimma, Äthiopien; The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hongkong, China; Weill Cornell Medical College, NYC, USA; Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Bogotá, Kolumbien; University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The Medical Faculty and the clinic of the LMU Munich are two of the most active university medicine research centres in Europe. The faculty is often the national leader in international research rankings. The LMU is the only university in Germany which is involved in all six German centres for health research; the Faculty of Medicine in four clusters of excellence and two graduate schools of the Excellence Initiative. The Clinic and Faculty house 14 Collaborative Research Centres and Transregios of the DFG (German Research Foundation) and many research projects from the European Research Council.
  • Other special features
    Wide choice of specialist fields; freedom for scientific activity/stays abroad; mentoring programme; further development of teaching in the Institute Didactics/Education Research; access to AMBOSS/Thieme; moodle learning platform; doctorate days (DoktaMed); self-study centre ZeUS; continuing education of lecturers through workshops; milestones/names from the history of Medicine at the LMU: X-ray, Alzheimer, Pettenkofer (founder of the teaching of hygiene), Nussbaum (aseptic surgery), Butenandt (sexual hormones), Lynen (cholesterol).
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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