International Student Guide

Welcome to LMU Munich, one of Europe’s leading research universities in a lively and exciting city! Becoming part of LMU's diverse community — no matter how long for — will open up a world of intellectual and professional opportunities to you.

Before you depart

Join LMU Munich's exciting international community!

Before you arrive at LMU, there’s a lot to do, and the University is here to help. There are some things that need to get done at home before you arrive — and some things that will just make your transition to Munich that much easier!

When you arrive

Help is at hand

There are a number of things that you’ll want to take care of once you arrive in Munich. But don’t worry — LMU can help you manage them. Pretty soon you’ll be properly settled and focusing on studying and enjoying Munich!

Student life

Sport, Art, and entertainment

Want to try skiing? Or is music more your thing? You can try it all while studying at LMU Munich. Student life here is lively and varied — and you’ll be making new friends in no time.


Got accepted as a doctoral candidate?

LMU Gateway assists new international academic staff in all matters related to their relocation to Munich.

LMU Gateway

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