LMU Munich

Germany
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  • Overall ?
    71.9
  • Teaching ?
    65.1
  • International Outlook ?
    56.4
  • Industry Income ?
    100.0
  • Research ?
    69.1
  • Citations ?
    83.0

Key Statistics

  • 35,691
    Students
  • 15.5
    Student:Staff Ratio
  • 13%
    International Students
  • 62 : 38
    Female:Male Ratio
As one of Europe’s leading research universities, LMU Munich is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in research and teaching. Building on its 500-year-tradition of scholarship, LMU covers a broad spectrum of disciplines, ranging from the humanities and cultural studies through law, economics and social studies to medicine and the sciences. The know-how and creativity of LMU’s academics form the foundation of the university’s outstanding research record. This is also reflected in LMU’s designation as a “university of excellence” in the context of the Excellence Initiative, a nationwide competition to promote top-level university research.

Some of the most famous figures in modern history spent their salad days at Munich: Richard Strauss, Marie Stopes, Erich Fromm, Konrad Adenauer, Lord Acton and others. Founded in 1472, Munich's flagship university now hosts around 44,000 students pursuing degrees in 150 subjects under the guidance of approximately 700 professors and 3,600 academic staff.

Address

Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
80539 Munich
Germany