Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München (LMU)

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (München) is an exchange destination for bachelor and master students of Utrecht University School of Law

Student experiences

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General website
General information for exchange students
Course information (no login necessary, click on: Vorlesungsverzeichnis)
Student Handbook

Semester fees for the Munich Student Union: This fee is mandatory in Germany for the enrolment at the University for all students


Language requirements: minimum German language B1 level (CEFR)

Courses taught in English are limited. We advise all students interested in LMU acquire at least level B2 (but preferably C1) in German at the start of your semester in München.

LMU offers special intensive language course before the start of semester 1 (a fee of around € 400,- is applicable). 

Academic calendar

Semester I (Winter Semester): approximately October –  February
Semester II (Summer Semester): approximately April –  July

Academic Calendar

Please note that semester 2 at LMU runs until the end of July. Receiving your transcript might take some time (up to 3 months)

Areas of study open to exchange students

Erasmus students, who do not intend to take 100% of their courses in one department of LMU, must choose at least 50% of their course modules from the department with which their home university has an Erasmus bilateral agreement.

Language of instruction

English and German

More information about language requirements

Housing assistance


The “Studentenwerk München” provides a number of rooms under their “service package” scheme for exchange students. However, rooms are limited and therefore cannot be guaranteed for all exchange students. 

More information


Estimated living costs per month

More information about costs


Normal study load per term: 30 ECTS 

UU Board of Examiners

Language requirement

Language requirement: a minimum language level of B1 (CEFR) in German is required.

Number of places available

2 places per year

Health insurance

Students from EU/EEA countries and from Switzerland must present the valid European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) when registering for university admission, including a photocopy of the EHIC card. 

Do you have any questions about this partner university or would you like to know more?

Contact the International Exchange Office of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance.

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