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LUDWIG MAXIMILIAN UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH, MUNICH, BAVARIA

Munich, BavariaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1472Established Year
  34689Enrollment

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

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Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich is the second largest higher learning institute by student population in Germany. With a history of imparting higher education for over 500 years, the public university is internationally recognized for its innovative academic and research prowess, and is located in the heart of the city of Munich, Bavaria.

The research-intensive university is globally ranked at #62 by QS World University Ranking, 2019.

Highlights

University TypePublic
Establishment Year1472
Annual Budget (2017)€ 1.727 billion
Number of Study Programs200+
Mode of ProgramsFull-time; Part-time; Online
Total Appointed Professors762
International Student Percentage16.7%
Annual Estimated Cost of Attendance (international)€ 8, 418- € 12,018
Contact International Office+49 (0)89 2180- 3156
zulassung.international@lmu.de

Programs, Campus, and Residence

  • Ludwig Maximilian University of Berlin is comprised of 18 faculties. Its medical center is located next to the Charité in Berlin: the most renowned medical facility of Germany.
  • More than 200 degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level are available to the 51,000 students of Ludwig Maximilian University of Berlin.
  • 25 master’s and doctoral programs offered at the university are taught completely in English
  • Many of the subject taught at the university have been ranked among top 50 in the world by QS. Classics and Ancient History taught by the university is ranked at #4 (QS WUR by Subject Ranking).
  • Only 13% of the incoming students get a spot reserved at one of the several residence halls operated by the Studentenwerk Berlin. Candidates can chose to live in private rented apartments. Shared apartments are comparatively cheaper and more popular among university students.

Ludwig Maximilian University Admissions

Application Deadlines: July 15 (winter); January 15 (summer)

Admission Requirements

  • Higher Education Entrance Qualification; Bachelor’s Degree (required for graduate programs)
  • Proof of German Language Proficiency: DSH 2; TestDaF Lvl 4; telc German C1 University [The European Language Certificate]; German Language Diploma [DSD 2]; German Language Test 2 [Munich Institute of Languages and Interpreters]; Goethe Certificate C2
  • Aptitude Test (required for most advanced courses)
  • Valid ID Passport
  • Proof of Health Insurance
  • Proof of adequate financial means

Ludwig Maximilian University of Berlin Tuition & Other Costs

Apart for some summer programs and English-taught master’s programs, Ludwig Maximilian University of Berlin does not charge a tuition fee from its students. However, other costs that students are required to pay have been mentioned below:

ExpenseAmount in EUR
Semester Fee (twice every year)€ 129.40
Room in Private Housing€ 350- € 600 per month
Room in University Housing€ 300- €375 per month
Health Insurance€ 80 per month
Meals€ 250 per month
Public Transport & Mobile€ 50 per month
Total Yearly Expense (private housing)€ 9,018- € 12,018
Total Yearly Expense (university housing)€ 8,418- € 9,318

The table shows estimated costs a student should be prepared to incur during their time at the university. Actual costs may vary depending on the choice of accommodation and personal spending habits.

Financial Aid & Scholarships for International Students

Limited scholarships and funding options can be availed by international students from non-EU/EEA countries studying at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Berlin.

  • Students in the third year of their study at the university may apply for scholarships. Eligibility for the same is decided on the basis of academic performance and financial need.
  • Deutschlandstipendium awards € 300 per month to highly-talented students. International candidates are eligible to apply.
  • Doctoral candidates can access funding by working without any time restrictions as academic assistants.

Scholarships and funding from the German government is hard to obtain for international students. It is recommended to look for study abroad scholarships awarded by your home-country/government.

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Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population34689
Average Cost of Attendance$13,320 / Year

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    Leonie schreiber, GERMANY Master of science [m.sc] biochemistry on-campus
    Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
    Alumna/alumnus , Batch : 1986
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    STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

    LUDWIG MAXIMILIAN UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH : BEST UNIVERSITY TO STUDY

    My life in Munich is absolutely wonderful. Here, there’s something for everyone, from organized field trips to various tournaments on campus. For me, student life is so much more than just studying and spending time in the library. I see it as an opportunity and a privilege to find new friends and build a network for the future.


    Course Curriculum - 

    My curriculum includes practical courses in Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Chemistry and in the related fields. I am learning the theoretical and practical fundamentals of this program while receiving an introduction to the methods and techniques used in modern biological research. I can also choose to emphasize various fields in biochemistry, biodiversity, developmental biology, evolution, genetics, molecular biology, neurobiology, ecology, and other various fields.

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