Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

The Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich (German: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit?t München), also known as LMU, is a university in Munich and, with more than 44,000 students, is the second-largest university in Germany. The majority of foreign exchanges at the University of Munich are with European universities. The main building is situated in Ludwigstrasse. The university’s main campus is served by the Munich U-Bahn’s Universit?t station.

According to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (2006), the LMU is the highest ranked German university (51st), and according to the German FOCUS ranking, the LMU is the second highest ranked German university (behind the Technical University of Munich).

Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit?t München
Latin: Ludovico Maximilianes
Established: 1472
Type: Public
Rector: Prof. Dr. Bernd Huber
Staff: 12.629; 657 Professors (as of winter 2008/2009)
Students: 44,064 (as of winter 2008/2009)
Location: Munich, Germany
Colours: Green and White
Affiliations: German Excellence Universities

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