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Biology / Bioscience, Department

Fakultät für Biologie at the LMU München

  • Großhaderner Str. 2-4
  • 82152 München
  • Phone: +49 89 2180-74120
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Basic information

Teaching staff in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 138
Total number of students 1,410
Number of master degree students 465

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 91.4 %

International orientation

Share of anglophone research groups

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.5
Courses offered 2.4
Teaching of technical/professional competence 5/8 points
Teaching of methodological competence 2/8 points
Teaching of interdisciplinary competence 2/6 points
Study organisation 2.1
Exams 2.4
Laboratory internships 1.9
Excursions 2.2
Research orientation 2.2
Job market preparation 2.1
Support for stays abroad 2.6
Rooms 1.4
Library 1.5
IT-infrastructure 1.8
Overall study situation 2.1

Students' assessments on Teacher Qualification degree courses

Teacher support 2.8
Support in studies 3.0
Courses offered 3.1
Study organisation 2.6
Exams 2.9
Schoolpractice 2.9
Rooms 1.7
Library 1.8
IT-infrastructure 2.3
Overall study situation 2.6

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 1,050
Teacher qualification programmes
Teacher qualification centre Link
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
    The highly practical range of courses conveys knowledge about modern molecular, cellular, organismal and population-related research topics. The high quality of teaching, which has won multiple awards, is ensured by: Lehre@LMU: programme for tutorials and student research; Work group for university teaching and teaching evaluation; Modern didactic techniques (virtual microscopy, clicker system, online platforms, use of media, e-library) are used; Research placements are possible in excellent research associations. The courses are internationally compatible.
  • Other special features
    The faculty of Biology is part of the ultra-modern Life Science Campus in Großhadern/Martinsried. It offers physical and academic proximity to the faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, to the new Biomedical Centre of the faculty of Medicine as well as the university clinics, the Gene Centre of the LMU, the Max Planck Institutes for Biochemistry and Neurobiology, the Helmholtz Centre in Munich as well the Bavarian Innovation Centre (IZB).
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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