Some 150 different programs of study, ground-breaking research on problems of broad significance, and a lively and international student scene. - All this and more make LMU a real "universitas". And each week our homepage turns its "Spotlight" on one of the many facets of this cosmopolitan kaleidoscope.
How do members of LMU’s staff view their workplace? What do they find particularly appealing? Where are their favorite spots on campus? The photo competition “My LMU” yielded some arresting answers to these questions. See for yourself!
Some 3500 years ago, an Egyptian town was founded on an island in the Nile in what is now Sudan. LMU archaeologist Julia Budka’s work there shows how Egyptian immigrants and the local Nubians transformed it into a thriving community.
Thanks to an innovative ring laser design, geophysicists at LMU can now measure and monitor Earth’s rotation with unprecedented accuracy. The new instrument in Fürstenfeldbruck will be formally inaugurated this week.
Populist parties have become a force to be reckoned with in many countries around the world. What explains this sudden, widespread re-emergence of political protest? Three LMU specialists explore the driving forces behind this development.
The Richard Strauss Edition
LMU musicologist Hartmut Schick is leading the effort to produce a modern edition of the works of Richard Strauss. The first volumes afford unique insights, and will inspire new interpretations.
Some 30% of students – mainly females – suffer from excessive anxiety when confronted with the prospect of exams. The good news is that virtually all of them can be effectively helped. To find out how and where, read on.
Quincentennial of the Reformation
The Reformation that began 500 years ago initiated a momentous transformation in the history of Christianity. Here, LMU historian Professor Harry Oelke discusses the developments that it set in train.
Centuries-old books, historical insignias, the bookmark that turned out to be a previously unknown copy of America’s “birth certificate” – these are among the treasures to be found in LMU’s collections. We introduce a small selection here.
What effects is Brexit likely to have on higher education and research in Europe? We put this question to LMU President Bernd Huber, and to members of LMU’s faculty and staff.
LMU on Instagram
LMU’s Instagram account is only a fortnight old – and its growing archive already has striking perspectives to offer and intriguing stories to tell.
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