University Teaching in Europe
Several prominent experts from LMU will address this year’s gathering. Among the invited speakers are the social psychologist Professor Klaus Dieter Frey, Rudolf Tippelt (Professor of Education), Joachim Winter (Professor of Economics) and Dr. Andreas Hendrich (Director of the Teacher Training Programme PROFIL). Heinke Deloch, who specializes in focusing therapy, will also be among the lecturers.
Students who wish to take part in the conference must have completed at least 2 years of study and undergo a selection procedure at their universities. The successful applicants have an excellent command of English, an outstanding academic record and a strong interest in European cooperation and the topic of the conference.
LMU Munich is one of the founding members of LERU, a network of research-intensive European universities, which was set up in 2002 with the objective of improving the quality of teaching and research by formulating agreed positions and goals, and taking an active part in the shaping of research policy in Europe. The League now has 22 members, all of them universities with a strong commitment to research. In May 2008, Professor Bernd Huber, the President of LMU, was elected Chairman of LERU.