Retroactive exemption from tuition fees

A retroactive exemption from all tuition fees paid at LMU Munich is only available for:

Students registered at LMU Munich who completed their studies within the standard length of study plus one additional semester and also graduated in the top 10 percent of their graduating class in their degree program.

The following proof must be presented:

  • a copy of the degree certificate confirming the passed final examination and
  • the original confirmation issued by the relevant examination office documenting that the student concerned graduated in the top 10 percent of his or her graduating class (other than the teacher education program, veterinary medicine, and law).

Exemption request form

In order to request the retroactive exemption from tuition fees, please only use the respective Request form for the retroactive exemption from tuition fees (PDF, 79 KB).

Please mail your request with the required documents to the following address:

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Studentenkanzlei, SG 4 – Beiträge, Promotions- und Gaststudierende
Geschwister–Scholl–Platz 1
80539 München

You may also drop off your request at the University mailbox located at the main entrance, Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1.

Request deadline

The request for an exemption must be submitted, at the latest, one year after passing the final examination.


For questions regarding the exemption from tuition fees, our team members of SU 4 – Fees, Doctoral and Visiting Students at the Office of the University Registrar are available in person during our opening hours.

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