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LMU Gateway - for New International Academic Staff


Our mission

LMU Gateway assists new international academic staff and their families in all matters related to their relocation to Munich.


We are here to ensure that you and your family get off to a good start!


We can help you if you...

  • have been offered a professorship position and are considering relocating to Munich from abroad
  • are moving to Munich from abroad to take up a postdoc position for a minimum of one year

Your first steps

: Visit us at our Infopoint in Leopoldstraße 30, 2nd floor, room 223.
The opening hours are Monday and Friday from 9 am to 2 pm and Tuesday from 2 pm to 5 pm. Children are very welcome!

Your first days in Munich

Please visit our checklist section for more information on how to prepare for your move, as well as what to do in the first days and weeks in Munich.

Our services