Doctoral degrees beyond 2010: Training talented researchers
LMU Munich participated intensely in the discussion of the paper and supports the concept positions presented in the LERU paper with its GraduateCenter-LMU as the central coordination and support unit for LMU doctoral studies.
LMU is one of the founding members of LERU, an association of 22 leading research-intensive universities that share the values of high-quality teaching within an environment of internationally competitive research. Founded in 2002, LERU advocates education through an awareness of the frontiers of human understanding; the creation of new knowledge through basic research, which is the ultimate source of innovation in society; and the promotion of research across a broad front in partnership with industry and society at large. Since May 2008, LMU´s president Professor Bernd Huber is Chairman of LERU.
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