Ludwig Maximilians Universität München is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Munich, Germany.

Student experiences

Read about student experiences.

Academic calendar

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

Academic Calendar

Requirements

Language requirement: a minimum language level of B2 (CEFR) in German or English is required.

See the LMU website for further information.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Students are allowed to take courses at two departments: Department II (Griechische und Lateinische, Romanische, Italienische und Slavische Philologie, Sprachen und Kommunikation), and Department für Kunstwissenschaften. Subjects taught here cover French, German, and Italian Studies, Literature, Linguistics, Musicology, and Theatre Studies. 

Students can take the up to 50 percent of their course modules in no more than two other departments (for example: 50 percent of courses in the Department of German Philology, 25 percent of courses in the Department of History and 25 percent of courses in the Department of Politics).

Courses at Master’s level

Yes

Language of instruction

German and English

Housing assistance

The “Studentenwerk München” provides the International Office with 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. 

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Estimated living costs per month

This information is subject to change. It is meant to be an indication. Costs may differ due to personal circumstances.

  • Rooms in private accommodation including extra costs: 350€ – 600€
  • Rooms in student residences: 300€ and 370€ including extra costs
  • Health insurance approx. 80€
  • Food approx. 200€ – 250€
  • Mobile phone approx. 15€ – 20€
  • Public transport approx. 33€

With a valid student identity card, you have access to price reductions for public transport, at the student cafeterias, and at cultural events (e.g. theatre, concerts, museums, etc.).

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Credits

Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS 

Number of places available

4 places per year. 

Additional information

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More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).

You can also follow students who are currently abroad on Instagram!

Contact details

​Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht

+31 (0)30 253 6046

internationaloffice.hum@uu.nl

Walk-in office hours

  • Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h

By appointment

You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators by filling out this web form.

Handing in and picking up documents

Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Drift 10.

Staff

Gerdien Ramaker-Zijlstra (Exchange Coordinator for Southern and Eastern Europe, Asia, Central and South America)
Monique Hanrath (Exchange Coordinator for Western and Northern Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)
Sanne Boomsma (Head)