Semester fees for the Munich Student Union (Studentenwerk)

Each semester all students must pay the fees for the Munich Student Union (Studentenwerk München) as part of their registration or continuation of registration, even in the case of a leave-of-absence semester. The fee amount is determined by the statutes of the Studentenwerk. The University both charges these fees for and then transfers them to the Studentenwerk, in accordance with Art. 95 section 5 sentence 1 of the Bayerisches Hochschulgesetz (Bavarian Higher Education Act). For further information regarding these fees and their purpose, please refer to the website of the Student Union.

The fees for the Studentenwerk consist of the basic fee and the additional fee for the semester ticket.

Fee amount

  • Summer Semester 2021: basic fee 75,- € + additional fee for the semester ticket 69,40 € = 144,40 €

  • Winter Semester 2020/21: basic fee 75,- € + additional fee for the semester ticket 67,40 € = 142,40 €
  • Summer Semester 2020: basic fee 62,- € + additional fee for the semester ticket 67,40 € = 129,40 €
  • Winter Semester 2019/20: basic fee 62,- € + additional fee for the semester ticket 67,40 € = 129,40 €
  • Summer Semester 2019: basic fee 62,- € + additional fee for the semester ticket 67,40 € = 129,40 €
  • Winter Semester 2018/19: basic fee 62,- € + additional fee for the semester ticket 67,40 € = 129,40 €
  • Summer Semester 2018: basic fee 62,- € + additional fee for the semester ticket 67,40 € = 129,40 €
  • Winter Semester 2017/18: basic fee 62,- € + additional fee for the semester ticket 66,50 € = 128,50 €
  • Summer Semester 2017: basic fee 52,- € + additional fee for the semester ticket 66,50 € = 118,50 €
  • Winter Semester 2016/17: basic fee 52,- € + additional fee for the semester ticket 65,- € = 117,- €
  • Summer Semester 2016: basic fee 52,- € + additional fee for the semester ticket 62,50 € = 114,50 €
  • Winter Semester 2015/16: basic fee 52,- € + additional fee for the semester ticket 61,- € = 113,- e
  • Summer Semester 2015: basic fee 52,- € + additional fee for the semester ticket 59,- € = 111,- €

Each semester all students must pay the basic fee and the additional fee for the semester ticket as part of their registration or continuation of registration, even in the case of a leave-of-absence semester. Upon request, only severely disabled students will be granted an exemption from the additional fee for the semester ticket if they are eligible for free transportation, according to Book IX of the German Social Code, and if they present the supplementary page of the severely disabled person’s pass displaying a valid stamp. Students cannot be granted an exemption from the basic fee.

The fee amount is determined by the statutes of the Studentenwerk (Munich Student Union). The University both charges these fees for and then transfers them to the Studentenwerk, in accordance with Art. 95 section 5 sentence 1 of the Bayerisches Hochschulgesetz (Bavarian Higher Education Act).

Basic fee

Each semester all students must pay the basic fee as part of their registration or continuation of registration, even in the case of a leave-of-absence semester. There are no exceptions.

The basic fee as well as the additional fee for the semester ticket are due at the time of registration or continuation of registration. According to the official notifications, they must be paid in one lump sum by the specified deadlines. If all fees due are not paid on time by the deadlines, the student‘s registration will be cancelled or the continuation of registration will not be completed and the student will be exmatriculated.

The fee amount for the basic fee is determined by the statutes of the Studentenwerk München (Munich Student Union). The University both charges these fees for and then tranfers them to the Studentenwerk, in accordance with Art. 95 section 5 sentence 1 of the Bayerisches Hochschulgesetz (Bavarian Higher Education Act). For further information regarding the basic fee and its purpose, please refer to the websites of the Studentenwerk München.

Additional fee for the semester ticket

According to Art. 95 section 4 of the Bayerisches Hochschulgesetz (Bavarian Higher Education Act), an additional fee may be charged on top of the basic fee for the transportation of students or the potential transportation of students at a discounted rate on local public transportation. The amount of the additional fee is determined by the costs incurred and is based on a corresponding agreement between the Studentenwerk München (Munich Student Union) and the local transportation authorities for the transportation of students at a flat rate or the potential transportation of students at a discounted flat rate.

As of the winter semester 2013/14, a semester ticket (basic ticket) was first introduced for students registered at a number of universities in Munich, including students registered at LMU Munich. As part of their registration or continuation of registration, all students registered at LMU Munich are charged the additional fee for the semester ticket on top of the basic fee.

Each semester all students must pay the additional fee for the semester ticket as part of their registration or continuation of registration, even in the case of a leave-of-absence semester.

The additional fee for the semester ticket as well as the basic fee are due at the time of registration or continuation of registration. According to the official notifications, they must be paid in one lump sum by the specified deadlines. If all fees due are not paid on time by the deadline, the student’s registration will be cancelled or the continuation of registration will not be completed and the student will be exmatriculated.

Upon request, only severely disabled students will be granted an exemption from the additional fee for the semester ticket if they are eligible for free transportation, according to Book IX of the German Social Code, and if they present the supplementary page of the severely disabled person’s pass displaying the valid stamp. Students must submit their request to the university responsible, at LMU Munich it must be submitted on time by the specified deadline for the respective registration or continuation of registration.

The amount of the additional fee for the semester ticket is determined by the statutes of the Studentenwerk München (Munich Student Union). According to Art. 95 section 5 sentence 1 of the Bavarian Higher Education Act, the University both charges the additional fee for the semester ticket for and then transfers it to the Studentenwerk München. In this context please also note and refer to further information at continuation of registration.

Exemption from the additional fee for the semester ticket

Upon request, severely disabled students will be granted an exemption from the additional fee for the semester ticket if they are eligible for free transportation, according to Book IX of the German Social Code (SGB IX), and if they present the supplementary page of the severely disabled person’s pass displaying the valid stamp.

Other reasons for an exemption will not be accepted.

The request must be submitted on time by the respective deadline for your registration or continuation of registration at the university responsible.

Exemption request form (PDF, 77 KB)

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