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International Office

The International Office is the central coordinating unit for all international affairs at LMU Munich. It is responsible for


Contact:How to find us:

Postal address:
International Office
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
80539 München

Visitors' address:
International Office
Ludwigstr. 27
80539 München

Phone: +49 (0) 89 / 2180 - 2823
Fax: + 49 (0) 89 / 2180 - 3136

Infopoint (general enquiries):
Room G011 / Ground Floor
Mo - Fr: 9:00 - 11:30 AM,
Wed: 01:00 - 03:00 PM

 Opening hours

Public transportation:
Subway line U3/6
station "Universität"
exit "Schellingstraße
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International Exchange


The International Office coordinates international student, faculty, and staff mobility with more than four hundred partner universities worldwide, within Europe, predominantly in Erasmus programs; outside of Europe, in LMUexchange programs.

Services for students who want to spend a study period abroad:

Contact ERASMUS:

Contact LMUexchange:

Contact :

Services for academics and international partner universities:

The International Office  is responsible for the coordination of international exchange agreements and the ERASMUS -programme.

Information for the preparation of ERASMUS+ can be found here



International Degree Students

Contact Application and Admission:

The International Office is the first port of call for prospective international degree students at LMU Munich. It coordinates social issues and selected grant programs for international students and cooperates closely with a wide range of private associations and initiatives. Various country groups of international students at LMU Munich promote personal contact between Germans and students of other nationalities; these include the TutoRIA tutors’ program and many other activities for the international student life.

Postal Adress:

Internationale Angelegenheiten
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
80539 München

Infopoint (contact desk for personal enquiries):

Ludwigstraße 27 / G024, phone: +49 (0) 89 / 2180 - 3156
Ludwigstraße 27 / G020, phone: +49 (0) 89 / 2180 - 3743
Mo/Tue/Thu/Fri/ 9:00 - 11:30 AM, Wed 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Telephone counselling hours of the admission office:

Mo/Tue/Thu 2:00 - 3:30 PM , Wed 9:30 - 11:30 AM


Munich International Summer University

Contact MISU:

The International Office organizes the Munich International Summer University (MISU) and selected special programs for international students and doctoral candidates (non-degree programs). The Summer University offers a variety of German language classes and challenging short programs in English.


Visiting Scholars

Contact (individual counselling): (individual counselling) 

Contact (relocation service):

The International Office provides a wide range of services for junior and/or visiting academics at LMU Munich, from finding accommodation to orientation, cultural programs, and German classes.


International Representation of LMU

Contact LMU Representatives: LMU Representatives Abroad

The International Office organizes LMU Munich’s participation in key education and research markets like North America, Brazil and China. LMU Munich and Freie Universität Berlin operate a joint office in New York, the German University Alliance, with the goal of raising the profile of their education and research programs and of expanding relations with US universities and research institutes. 

In response to the rapidly developing university and education landscape in China, the International Office coordinates faculty-level services at LMU Munich designed for Chinese degree-level and doctoral students, including special scholarship programs. LMU Munich is represented in China through a representative based in Shanghai.


International Visitors to LMU

Contact International Visitors' Service: and

The International Office is the first port of call for delegations and visitors from other countries and establishes contacts between international visitors and both academics and students at LMU Munich. In addition, it organizes international fairs at LMU and, together with the other Bavarian Universities, participation in major international education fairs and annual networking conferences in North America, Europe, and Asia.


LMUexcellent International Cooperation

Contact LMUexcellent International Cooperation: N.N.

Within the scope of the institutional strategy LMUexcellent, the International Office acts as a key service center coordinating research collaborations with strategic partners in Europe, North America and Asia.


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