Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

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Location 🌎

Language of instruction 💬

Eligible faculty 🎓

Munich, Germany German and English Open to All Faculties


Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München is one of the leading research universities in Europe, with a more than 500-year-long tradition. The University is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in research and teaching.

LMU, the University in the heart of Munich, forms an integral part of the urban landscape and has campuses throughout the city. Munich is not only Germany’s primary hub for higher education and research, it also has its own inimitable appeal. Its location within easy reach of the Bavarian Alps, its urban flair, its rich palette of cultural institutions and the wide variety of leisure activities available attract visitors from all over the world.

Important information

  • Term details: While March, April, August, and September are free of lectures, students may have papers and exams during these months depending on their classes. Students must confirm examination dates with the Host institution. 

  • Special Note: Funded research opportunities are available for students who are nominated by McGill to complete an exchange at LMU München! Learn more about the PURE program on our External Funding Opportunities page.

  • Special Note: This school is also a member of the EuroScholars program, a unique research abroad program designed for advanced and talented undergraduate students from US and Canadian institutions looking for an international research experience in Europe. 

Term dates 

Semester 1

Semester 2

October - March April - September

*Semester and exam dates may vary from year to year. Please consult the Host institution's fact sheet, the Host institution's website, or the Host institution directly to confirm.

Contact information

International Office

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Ludwigstrasse 27
80539 München

Advising and Admission of Incoming Students

Ms Tithmalis Fahrmeir-Min
Email: lmuexchange-incoming [at]
Phone: +49 (0)89 / 2180-3213


The information on this page is drawn from either the institution's fact sheet or their website as linked above.

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