With a 500-year plus history, LMU Munich is among the world’s oldest universities. Continually high achieving, it is regarded as one of the finest in its native Germany and global higher education.
LMU Munich is a leading research institution but also maintains a strong commitment to teaching excellence, and has a vast student body of over 50,000 - representing more than 130 countries - making it one of the largest universities in Germany. Its 18 faculties cater for nearly 200 courses. Its famed research has resulted in numerous academic accolades, with connections to 26 Nobel laureates, and over 20 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prizes – Germany’s highest academic honour. Of that number, 17 have received their Leibniz Prize while working at LMU.