A university for everyone

From interfaculty lectures and the "Studium Generale," to visiting students in the study program for senior citizens and initiatives organized by the LMU Women's Representative — everyone both within and outside the University is welcome here.

Public Lecture Series

LMU’s lecture series is getting a new format in 2023/24 academic year: after having only being offered online with Corona Lectures and KI Lectures in response to the coronavirus pandemic, and then returning to LMU’s main building during the 2022/23 winter semester with Science Talks, which were also streamed online at the same time, the university is responding to the wider public’s desire to continue the hybrid approach – both in-person at the LMU’s main building and virtually via online streaming – and opening a new window to academia.

In the FocusLMU series which is held every semester with two events in cooperation with the Munich University Society and MEDIASCHOOL Bavaria, renowned LMU scholars examine topics shaping society from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, provide insights into their current research findings, and discuss the pressing issues of the day on a multidisciplinary basis.

Studium Generale

More information on the "Studium Generale" lecture series (in German)

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The Studium Generale offers a combination of lectures covering general interest and interfaculty topics. These are available to students and LMU members. For students, this is a unique opportunity to broaden your knowledge beyond your specific subject area, and get inspiration for your academic field by exploring neighboring ones.

Study program for senior citizens

View the course catalog for senior citizens (in German)

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LMU offers anyone that is academically curious a comprehensive educational portfolio to promote and encourage life-long learning. The Zentrum Seniorenstudium specializes in offering a varied program each semester covering a constantly changing line up of lectures from all faculties.

Find out more about Registering on a study program for senior citizens.

Women's Studies und Gender Studies

See the course program of the University's Women Representative (in German)

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The LMU Women's Representative initiate, develops and supports gender-specfic projects. The scope of this is extensive and includes: the foundation of the Graduiertenkolleg (research training group) named "Geschlechterdifferenz & Literatur" ("Gender Difference & Literature;") the coordination of multiple projects in recognition of "100 Jahre akademische Bildung von Frauen in Bayern" ("100 years of academic education for women in Bavaria;") the regular distribution of the "Frauenstudien — Gender Studies" course catalog as well as other publications, and the organization of colloquia and research projects.

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