General Description


LMU Munich is among the 50 top universities world wide and the highest-rated university in Germany according to the Times Higher Education ranking 2021 the ARWU Shanghai Ranking 2021, and the NATURE index 2021. To maintain its top position and to attract international students and researchers, LMU Munich follows a multi-dimensional internationalization strategy that ranges from international research cooperation to classic student exchanges with partner universities worldwide, and short-term study programs for international students.

Short-term study programs, in-person or online, such as the EU Studies winter and summer schools offer international students the following benefits:

  • cost-effective option for students to study abroad and to add international experience to their CV
  • personal development
  • intercultural experience

Short-term study programs are the ideal option for students

  • whose study schedule does not allow an extended period of time abroad
  • who would like to gain international experience without being away from home for too long

Who we are:


The program is open for all students with different academic and cultural backgrounds.

Students from LMU's Chinese partner universities are invited in particular. These universities are:

Peking UniversityTongji University
Tsinghua UniversityZhejiang University
Renmin UniversityNanjing University
Fudan UniversityThe Chinese University of Hong kong
Shanghai Jiaotong UniversitySun Yat-sen University