Since its foundation in 1472, LMU’s faculty and students have crossed borders to carry out research, teach and study abroad. The work in its libraries, laboratories and lecture halls have been enriched by international perspectives and diverse approaches. Today, LMU maintains more than 600 cooperation agreements with partner universities around the globe.
LMU has concluded strategic cooperation agreements with renowned partner universities in Europe, North America and Asia. These agreements underpin successful research contacts and support innovative forms of cooperation:
- LMU-Bordeaux Research Cooperation Program
- Cambridge LMU Strategic Partnership
- LMU-China Academic Network (LMU-ChAN)
- LMU-NYU Research Cooperation Program
- LMU-TAU Research Cooperation Program
- LMU-Todai Cooperation in the Sciences
- LMU-UCB Research in the Humanities
Collaborations with universities, networks and science organizations enhance our research, improve the quality of teaching and learning, and drive innovation. They open up global opportunities for our researchers and staff – as for example, in the following projects:
- LMU – China Scholarship Council (CSC) Program
- LMU-Harvard Young Scientists’ Forum
- LMU’s Latin America Network
- Venice International University
LMU has long participated with great success in EU-funded programs in the fields of research and innovation. These include not only the current Framework Program “Horizon 2020”, but also the European Universities Initiative and projects on the exchange of best practices and measures in political education (Key Actions 2 and 3). In this context, LMU can count on its extensive network of partner universities and the excellent international contacts maintained by its teachers and researchers.
- European University Alliance for Global Health (EUGLOH) funded by the European Universities Initiative
- Collaborative projects funded by the European Union
Erasmus+ mobility network
Students can take advantage of the renowned European ERASMUS+ Programme to spend a semester or two at one of our 380 ERASMUS partner universities. The programme also promotes the mobility of lecturers and university staff, and supports university cooperation in teaching and studying within and beyond Europe.
- Further information on LMU’s activities in the Erasmus+ Programme.
LMUexchange mobility network
LMU encourages and facilitates study abroad, as exchange programs enable students, faculty and administrative staff to gain invaluable international experience.
- 20 extensive university cooperations and 200 LMUexchange partnerships around the world make active scientific exchange in various disciplines and study-abroad experiences – including joint study programs – possible.
- The Munich Summer University invites international students at all levels to attend exclusive courses and undertake short-term research projects in a broad variety of disciplines.
- LMU’s International network is complemented by a multitude of cooperations and exchange activities at Faculty and professorial levels.