Universities in Munich

EU Business School

Formerly known as the European University, the EU Business School, a private institution, has several campuses. With its headquarters in Switzerland, it also has one of its main campuses located quite conveniently in Munich.

The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, including degree programs for bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral Business Administration courses, such as BBA, DBA and MBA.

Plus, in 2015, the EU Business School tied for first place in the Global Top 20 rankings for its MBA program. Additionally, its online version of the MB program came in first for global online rankings. The executive MBA ranked in the first tier of the global list, and the MBA program taught on campus was in the top tier of the European MBA rankings.

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

The main building of the LMU is right in the middle of the city, close to the English Garden - a massive park where students congregate to chill out in-between classes. The University of Munich is one of the most highly regarded in the country, and places strong emphasis on research; the institution is associated with 36 Nobel laureates!

Exchange students can study any number of courses at LMU, including Business, Chemistry, Medicine and Philosophy.

The University of Munich is extremely popular among exchange students for both its enviable placement in the very centre of Munich and the undisputably excellent quality of teaching. Find out if your home university has an exchange agreement with LMU and strongly consider applying - you won’t regret it!

Technical University of Munich

Despite having campuses and associated locations all around the world, the home of the Technical University of Munich will always be the city itself. It boasts over 172 degree programs across a diverse breadth of engineering and scientific subjects, making it one of the largest specialist universities in Germany.

Fortunately, since there are a few campuses dotted around the city, TUM have prepared a helpful document to help you plan your journey to all of its locations. Using the almost obscenely efficient public transport system in Munich, you’ll be able to get to your classes pretty easily from anywhere in the city.

Munich University of Applied Sciences

The Germans haven’t garnered a stunning reputation for manufacturing and technological excellence by sitting on the heels - that’s why they’ve got two science and technology universities in the one city. The Munich University of Applied Sciences is a very competent institution, sitting right on the cutting edge of science.

Welcoming over 2,500 international students every year, it is a very suitable place for foreign students whose wanderlust must be met with academic rigour. The university prides itself on offering small class sizes despite their 19,000 students, ensuring useful, focused teaching for all students. Their online portal will tell you everything you need to know about becoming an incoming exchange student at MUAS, from applying, language requirements, available courses and much more. One thing we can tell you right now, is that you’re bound to have a great time there!

Situated just north-west of the city centre, you can easily travel there by tram.

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Student Associations

Each university will have its own student association, and you could do worse than to get in touch with them early and learn what activities they have going on, or how they could help you simplify the transition to German life.

They usually arrange fun days or activities to help new students meet one another, and you may even decide to get involved and help improve the experience of your fellow students during their stay. Contact your university to find out what student associations exist, and how to get involved.


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