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Bavarian International Academic Centers and Elite Network of Bavaria Programs

The Bavarian State Ministry for Sciences, Research and the Arts supports Bavarian universities in developing and maintaining an international profile by means of the Elite Network of Bavariaand five Bavarian International Academic Centers, two of which – the Bavarian-American Center (BAZ) and the Bavarian-French University Center (BFHZ) – are located in Munich.

The Elite Network of Bavaria funds doctoral programs and  internationally oriented elite master programs, the majority of which are taught in English. LMU Munich is involved in thirteen of these and hosts eight.

Bavarian-American Center (BAC) / Bavarian American Academy (BAA)
Stiftung Bayerisches Amerikahaus gGmbH / Bayerische Amerika-Akademie (BAA)

L’Université franco-allemande / Centre de Coopération Universitaire Franco-Bavarois
Bayerisch-Französisches Hochschulzentrum (BFHZ) / Deutsch-Französische Hochschule

Bavarian University Center for China (BayCHINA)
Bayerisches Hochschulzentrum für China (BayCHINA)

Bavarian University Center for Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe (BAYHOST)
Bayerisches Hochschulzentrum für Mittel-, Ost- und Südosteuropa (BAYHOST)

Bavarian University Center for Latin America (BayLAT)
Bayerisches Hochschulzentrum für Lateinamerika (BayLAT)

Bavarian Indian Center (BayIND)
Bayerisch-Indisches Zentrum (BayIND)

Bavaria California Technology Center (BaCaTec)
Bayerisch-Kalifornisches Hochschulzentrum (BaCaTec)