Ludwig Maximilians University Munich ,,Germany

  • Munich,Germany

Ludwig Maximilian University was established in 1472 and is also known as the University of Munich. It is an open research university that is associated with the LERU, Europaeum, and the German Excellence Universities. Earlier, the university was known as the Ingolstadt University. The German Universities Excellence Initiative entitles the university as 'Elite University' in Germany. In the year of establishment, the university consisted of only four faculties, namely the Faculty of Jurisprudence, Faculty of Theology, Faculty of Medicine, and the Faculty of Philosophy. Initially, the university was built in the Old Academy but later on, in 1826, it was shifted to Ludwigstrabe. It gained popularity as the best university for scientific research during the nineteenth century. In 1903, the university began admitting female students and became a coeducational institute.

The campus of the university comprises of various institutes and research centers. Other than the centers, Geschwister-Scholl-Platz is the main building located at the campus. Some notable research centers along with the eighteen faculties at the campus are Carson Centre for Environment and Society, Research for Integrated Protein Science, Parmenides Research Centre, Nanosystem Initiative Munich, and the Human Science Centre of Munich. The major faculties include the Faculty of Law, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Business Administration, Faculty of Theology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of History, Faculty of Educational Sciences, and the Faculty of Language and Literature. These faculties that are built within the premises have a well-maintained academic structure and experienced faculty members that provides students with ample knowledge.

The total strength of the university is about 51, 600 students along with 7,757 staff members. 15 percent of the university's students come from countries other than Germany. It offers an undergraduate degree program and a postgraduate

The campus of the university comprises of various institutes and research centers. Other than the centers, Geschwister-Scholl-Platz is the main building located at the campus. Some notable research centers along with the eighteen faculties at the campus are Carson Centre for Environment and Society, Research for Integrated Protein Science, Parmenides Research Centre, Nanosystem Initiative Munich, and the Human Science Centre of Munich. The major faculties include the Faculty of Law, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Business Administration, Faculty of Theology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of History, Faculty of Educational Sciences, and the Faculty of Language and Literature. These faculties that are built within the premises have a well-maintained academic structure and experienced faculty members that provides students with ample knowledge.

The total strength of the university is about 51, 600 students along with 7,757 staff members. 15 percent of the university's students come from countries other than Germany. It offers an undergraduate degree program and a postgraduate degree program. Also, the curriculum includes diploma and specialized courses. More than 200-degree programs are involved in the academic structure which gives students a great opportunity to choose among the various subjects as per their area of interest. Some well-known subjects of the university are Physics, Psychology, Management, and Business. The faculty members also take students for the industrial visit so that they gain exposure and knowledge about the vast field of research. In addition, some of the research centers located at the university give students a huge scope to learn and understand the research curriculum.

The university has a remarkable list of alumni that includes Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen (Nobel Prize in Physics), Valdas Adumkus (President of Lithuania), Max Weber (Renowned Sociologist), Muhammad Iqbal (Urdu Poet), Bertolt Brecht (Theatre Director), and Konrad Adenauer (Former Chancellor of Germany).

Year of establishment1472
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Also Known AsLMU
Total International Students8515
Male/Female Ratio1.49
No.of Campuses1
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense3600 Euro
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Ludwig Maximilians University Munich Fees
CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS(25 Courses)(2 years)Euro 0 - 5.88 K
BBA(2 Courses)(3 years)No tuition fees
B.Sc.(4 Courses)(3 years)No tuition fees
MIM(4 Courses)(2 years)Euro 0 - 27.91 K
B.E. / B.Tech(3 Courses)(3-4 years)No tuition fees
M.Arch(1 Courses)(2 years)No tuition fees
M.A.(2 Courses)(2 years)No tuition fees
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Ludwig Maximilians University Munich Entry Criteria
CoursesExams
MS(25 Courses)

: 6.5-7.0

: Accepted

: Accepted

BBA(2 Courses)

: Accepted

B.Sc.(4 Courses)

: Accepted

MIM(4 Courses)

: Accepted

B.E. / B.Tech(3 Courses)

: Accepted

M.Arch(1 Courses)

: Accepted

M.A.(2 Courses)

: 7.0 & Above

On-campus Accommodation

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  • Munich Student Union (Studentenwerk München) offers limited university housing in furnished rooms
Rooms in university housing: 300 euros/month
Off-campus Accommodation

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  • Accommodations type include Student residence halls and Apartments
  • Student residencies have limited space and wait times are generally between one and five semesters
  • The average monthly rent for a single student dorm in Munich is around 280 Euro
  • Types of accommodation include Single Room, Shared Apartment, Single Apartment, Couple Apartment, Single-Parent Household and Apartment or single room in a housing community for the disabled (with suitable appliances)
  • Only around 13% students live in student residences due to limited space
  • Majority of the students in Munich live in private rooms/apartments
  • The average cost per month of such a private living situation is between 400-650 EUR, depending on the location
  • The rent is due and payable monthly in advance by the eighth workday of the month
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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 60.5 K
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MA INR 27 K
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MIM INR 4.1 L
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BE/Btech INR 69.2 K
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BSc INR 45.7 K
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BBA INR 3.1 L
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MBA INR 13.3 L
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MEng INR 1.9 L
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MArch INR 25.4 K
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BHM INR 8.2 L
Average Hostel & Meals Expense

INR 3.8 L (based on 20 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 83
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IELTS: 6
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PTE: 59
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GMAT: 560
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Ludwig Maximilian University FAQs

Q. What is the tuition fee for bachelor’s and master’s degrees at LMU?

A. The 2-semester academic year at LMU requires you to pay a very nominal annual tuition fee, costing less than USD 1000 for a bachelor’s program and master’s degree program.

Q. Are there any time restrictions for international students employed by Ludwig Maximilian University?

A. No. No time restrictions are imposed on international students who are employed as student assistants within the university or at institutes affiliated with it. But they have to make sure that this does not impact their studies negatively. Students also don’t need permits for internships and jobs which are pre-requisite for a degree course. These won’t be included in the 120 permit-free days.

Q. What residence facilities are available for students at Ludwig Maximilian University?

A. Most of the students pursuing courses at LMU opt for shared apartments, private rooms or even single apartments. Only 13% of students choose university housing. Following are the rents as per different accommodations:
  • Private market: 400 Euros per calendar (average)
  • Shared apartments: 400 Euros
  • Single apartments: 650 Euros
  • Student housing rooms: 270 Euros to 350 Euros

Q. How can students get jobs while studying at Ludwig Maximilian University?

A. The university has a recruitment cell called ‘Jobcafe’ which cooperates with Munich Student Union and helps students and alumni obtain one-day jobs and temporary employment as well. They also aid in finding long-term career opportunities.

Q. Are there any scholarships available for international students at Ludwig Maximilian University?

A. Yes, many scholarships and funding options are available for international students throughout the State of Bavaria and Germany. Students can also seek help from the Munich Student Union for finding scholarships.

Q. What is the acceptance rate at Ludwig Maximilian University?

A. The acceptance rate at LMU is 10%, which makes it highly selective. Also, the enrollment rate of female students is much higher than that of males. In semester I, 9424 students have been enrolled.

Q. Do I need to provide English proficiency proof for admission at Ludwig Maximilian University?

A. Yes, you need to provide a university degree of an English language institution. You will be required to upload official proof that you pursued an English medium program. You can also provide a TOEFL score of minimum 80 points (iBT) or an academic IELTS score of 6.5 points.

Q. What to do if I am unable to provide my TOEFL/IELTS score at the time of applying?

A. In case you don’t have your TOEFL/IELTS scores when you’re applying, you can upload an informal petition through the university’s online-tool. You will have to confirm that you’ll provide the scores after the application deadline  (August 31) through email.

Q. Are students required to possess a GRE/GMAT score for admission at Ludwig Maximilian University?

A. No, you don’t require GRE/GMAT scores for applying. Also, a letter of reference will not be taken into consideration for applying.

Q. Can I apply at Ludwig Maximilian University if I haven’t completed my bachelor’s degree?

A. Yes, you may apply before completing your UG degree, provided you have completed 75% of your course. You need to confirm that your online application is submitted along with an official transcript of your achieved grades and a weighted average grade.

Q. What is a motivation letter for LMU aspirants?

A. The university needs you to provide a motivation letter. It should be written in English and should have 2,000 to 3,000 characters (including spaces). The letter should speak about your graduation goals and your reason for pursuing the degree at LMU Munich.
Location
University CityMunich, Other - Germany, Germany
Size of cityLarge
Population of City14,64,301
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Munich

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