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Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

  • Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
  • 80539 München
  • Phone: +49 89 2180-0
General remarks
This University is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body University, public
Year of foundation 1472
Total number of Students 50,995
Students at this campus 50,995
Tuition fees There are no study fees.
Semester contribution 128,50 € *

Areas of study offered

Medicine, Health Science
12.6 %
Mathematics, Natural Sciences
20.4 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
28.2 %
Language, Civilisation Studies
28.4 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
4.2 %
Other studies
6.2 %

Types of degrees

40.0 %
13.5 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
28.4 %
Other types of degrees
18.1 %

Central services

Special features regarding the library
Structure: Library system with several sites (main library, 13 large special libraries, other medium-sized and smaller libraries) managed centrally. Special features: extensive stock of electronic media; services in the area of electronic publishing (e.g. open access server with top positions in the Web of Worlds Repositories ranking); extensive range of courses on information competency for all target groups; Campus delivery service for academics; significant old stock: 3,300 manuscripts, 3,600 incunabula, 475,000 old books. more information
Foreign language courses
There is a foreign language centre. English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Turkish, Arabic, Albanian, Bulgarian, Danish, Estonian, Finnish, Galician, Hindi, Indonesian, Icelandic, Yiddish, Kannada, Catalan, Swahili, Korean, Mongolian, Nahuatl, Modern Greek, New Hebrew, Dutch, Norwegian, Persian, Quechua, Romanian, Sanskrit, Swedish, Serbian, Croatian, Slovak, Slovenian, Tamil, Thai, Tibetan, Czech, Ukrainian, Hungarian, Uzbek, Vietnamese. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university does not have its own sports programme. Participation is subject to fees. Students attending the institution can participate in the central university sports programme for Munich. more information
Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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