UGA Exchange, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Founded in 1472, LMU is recognized as one of Europe's premier academic and research institutions and attracts scholars and students from all over the world. Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München is one of the leading research universities in Europe, with a more than 500-year-long radition. The University is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in research and teaching. LMU Munich welcomes exchange students from partner universities around the world as well as ERASMUS students from European partner universities. http://www.en.uni-muenchen.de/about_lmu/introducing-lmu/index.html
LMU Munich Fact Sheet Key Data.pdf
LMU Munich Study with Us.pdf
Munich, or München in German, is a major center for higher education, research, technology, and the media. 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. http://www.en.uni-muenchen.de/about_lmu/lmu_and_munich/index.html
LMU Studying at LMU A Guide for International Exchange Students.pdf
More information at www.lmu.de/en/international/incoming
- Scholarships available through the UGA Department of German and Slavic Languages https://www.gsstudies.uga.edu/award-and-grant-programs
- The Office of Global Engagement provides scholarships to participants of UGA Exchange Programs & other UGA and national scholarships are available
Ms. Colleen Larson
Global Education Advisor, Office of Global Engagement
Global Engagement Building
1324 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602
Schedule an OGE Exchange Advising Appointment - Zoom Appts Available
Dr. Tracy Elder
Executive Director, UGA GLOBIS Center
113 Franklin House
Dr. Inge DiBella
Dept. of Germanic and Slavic Languages
215 Joe Brown Hall
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
LMU Course Catalog
LMU_Course Catalogue Instructions
Use the most recent Winter (Fall) or Summer (Spring) semester data as your initial guide to subjects likely to be offered in a future semester. Catalog data is updated approximately 2 months prior to the start of the semester.Before the catalogue goes online students may consult the faculty websites where there is
often general information about choosing courses etc.
LMUexchange students must choose at least 50% of their course modules in one department only. Students should take the other 50% of their course modules in no more than two other departments (example: 50% of courses in the Department of German Philology, 25% of courses in the Department of History and 25% of courses in the Department of Politics). If they have no previous knowledge and study experience in a subject area, LMUexchange students will solely be permitted to take introductory courses in this field. As a rule, bachelor students will not be permitted to take master courses (any exceptions to this rule will be discussed and decided by LMU).
Courses in English
German Language Courses at LMU
LMU Munich offers an Intensive German Language course to exchange students in September and March. Students will pay a fee to LMU for the course, which is often subsidized by the LMU International Office. Each German Course offers classes for all levels: A1 to C1.
- Minimum 2.5 GPA
- UGA student in good academic standing
- No language requirement for students who will take courses taught in English, however those students must enroll in at least 1 German language course while in Germany.
- Min. GRMN 3010 required for those seeking to enroll in subjects where German is language of instruction
Munich Academic Calendar
Full-year or Spring only option available
The German academic year consists of two semesters – winter and summer
Winter Semester = Fall:
September to Late March
Summer Semester = Spring:
March to Late July
Note: The months of March, August, and September are officially free of lectures. However, students may have examinations to take or papers to write during these months. Students should ask their departmental coordinators about the examination schedule.
The “Studentenwerk” is responsible for providing accommodation for LMUexchange students. The allocation of rooms is, however, coordinated at the International Office
Students wishing to apply for student accommodation should tick the appropriate box in the online application form for admission. Applications arriving after the deadline cannot be considered.
LMU Online International Student Guide