Press Room

Visit the Press Room for the latest information, press releases, access to our Experts' Service, and contact details for the staff of the LMU's Communications and Media Relations Office.

Latest press releases

  • Foto der Dachkuppel im Lichthof des LMU Hauptgebäudes
    2 Sep 2021 LMU best placed of the German universities

    In the World University Rankings 2022, published by the magazine Times Higher Education (THE), LMU is once again the highest ranked university in Germany.

  • 1 Sep 2021 Tuberculosis: A race against time

    One third of the world’s population is infected with tuberculosis and drug resistances are a growing problem. This is an interview with Professor Michael Hoelscher about the new UNITE4TB project, which is seeking new effective therapies.

  • 30 Aug 2021 Julian Stingele receives generously endowed scholarship

    The Boston-based Vallee Foundation has awarded one of its scholarships to Professor Julian Stingele, who is at LMU’s Gene Center. For the next four years, he will have a further 340,000 dollars in research funding at his disposal.

Media inquiries

Are you looking for expert advice or seeking topics for your reporting? If so, contact us directly, and we will help you to arrange interviews with representatives of the University and with appropriate experts in its Faculties.

Media inquiry
Claudia Russo, Leitung Kommunikation und Presse
Claudia Russo

Head of Communications and Media Relations, Press Spokesperson to the President

Send an email

+49 89 2180-3423

Katrin Röder, Stellvertretende Leitung Kommunikation und Presse
Katrin Röder

Deputy Head of Communications and Media Relations

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+49 89 2180-3254

Media Inquiries to Munich University Hospital

Media inquiries specifically concerning the Munich University Hospital system should be addressed directly to the Pressestelle des Klinikums.

Filming and photography on campus

Are you planning to report on LMU, and would like to film or take photographs on campus? If so, we can help you.

Filming and photography on LMU's campuses require prior permission from the University. Please contact the Press and Media Relations Office in good time before the intended date of your visit. Complete the application form you then receive or send the completed form by e-mail to Following assessment of your request, you will receive the necessary permission for your project.

For all still photography and filming/taping, other than that being done by news organizations for news purposes, please contact the Property Management Unit (in German).

Requests for permission to film on the premises of the Munich University Hospital system should be addressed to the Pressestelle des Klinikums.

Download of press photos and video footage

High-resolution press photos of print quality (300 dpi) and video footage are available for download (without charge) here. Just click on the photo you want. Please abide by the stipulations in relation to copyright and use of this material. Found nothing suitable? Our picture editors will be glad to help.

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