First-class research

LMU, one of Europe's best universities, seeks scholars and scientists of the first rank for research and teaching. Join us, and work in a multidisciplinary setting with state-of-the art infrastructure and an extensive international network.

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An outstanding research environment

LMU is one of Europe's foremost universities, with an outstanding research record.


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Support throughout your time at LMU

We offer first-class research infrastructure, invaluable professional networks, and wide-ranging family services, so that you and your family can make the most of your time in Munich.

Research Services: from applying for third-party funding to transfer

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Center for Leadership and People Management

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Where knowledge is everything

What our professors say

More than 700 professors teach and do research at LMU. Here, a few of them tell us about their work and the questions they are currently working on.


Erika Thomalla researches digital book culture

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Imke Hoppe: How complex scientific topics can be better communicated

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Our worldwide network: Visiting Scholars Programs

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Welcome to LMU! Services for visiting scholars

LMU wholeheartedly supports international dialog between scholars and scientists in all disciplines. Its participation in the European Exchange Program ERASMUS+, and strategic partnerships with renowned institutions, such as UC Berkeley and the universities of Cambridge and Beijing, enable you to teach and perform research at LMU as a visiting scholar. LMU Gateway's role is to help you settle in on your arrival and provide all the assistance you may need during your stay at LMU.

Become a visiting scholar at one of our partner institutions

LMU cooperates with over 500 universities around the world. Strategic collaborations with renowned institutions such as UC Berkeley and the universities of Cambridge and Beiing, Europe's Mobility Program ERASMUS+, and LMU's own network of international contacts greatly facilitate scientific interactions and the organization of research sabbaticals with our partner institutions.

Munich - a scientific hub

Munich is a European leader in research, education and technology and offers an abundance of recreational activities

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