LMU Munich is divided into 18 faculties which group together major areas of teaching and research. The university has a classical academic profile ranging from the humanities and cultural sciences, law, economics, and social sciences to medicine and natural sciences.
Numerous research centers specializing either in one subject area or crossing the borders of individual disciplines as well as one of Germany's finest library systems complete the well-differentiated research infrastructure at LMU. The Medical Center of the University of Munich provides the maximum level of care and the highest standard of treatment and nursing. With 2,300 beds, it is, next to the Charité in Berlin, the largest institution of this kind in Germany.
The diversity of research at LMU Munich depends on close collaboration with research centers far beyond the confines of the university. As a leading German university, it enjoys excellent relationships with renowned partner research institutes.