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

After two years of the pandemic, the lecture series is returning to the main building of the LMU and will in future also be simultaneously streamed online: With the Science Talks, LMU, in cooperation with the Munich University Society and with MEDIASCHOOL Bayern, is providing space for a dialogue about the role of science in our present-day society in winter semester 2022/23. Every two weeks, scientists from LMU will engage in a conversation on a variety of topics with well-known personalities from politics, business, society, and research. At the same time, the audience will also have the opportunity to post questions via a digital tool and thus contribute in shaping the discussion.

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the lecture series was offered as an online series of events in each of the past two winters, 2020/21 and 2021/22: LMU’s Corona Lectures and AI Lectures reached an extremely large and diverse audience, who were able to learn about issues of cutting-edge research and address their questions to the scientists from LMU who presented them.

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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