Posts Tagged ‘Munich’

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

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). (more…)

Technical University of Munich

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Technische Universit?t München (TUM; sometimes translated as Technical University Munich) is a research university with campuses in Munich, Garching, and Weihenstephan.

TUM is among the highest acclaimed universities in Germany, producing several Nobel Laureates including Gerhard Ertl who in 2007 received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. (more…)