Exchange: Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU)

LMU is recognized as one of Europe’s premier academic and research institutions. Since our founding in 1472, LMU has attracted inspired scholars and talented students from all over the world, keeping the University at the nexus of ideas that change our complex world. Students have taken courses here in Economics, Biology, and Mathematics.

For more information, check out LMU’s short introduction videos regarding campus introduction, course selection, housing, and more!

Credit Equivalency: 60 Credits = 5.0 UofT FCE

Available Courses: Check here.

Programme for Undergraduate Research Experience (PURE) LMU: Students can go for research experiences in their 3rd or 4th year for one or two semesters. Projects are available in the following fields:

  • American Studies
  • Business Administration
  • Communication Science/Media Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Economics
  • English
  • Language and Literature Studies (other than English and American Studies)
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Sociology

Restricted program: Medicine, Veterinary Science, Pharmacy. At least 50% of course modules should be in one department only. The other 50% of their course modules should not be in more than two other departments. All tuition-based Master Programmes (mostly executive programmes in Business Administration)

Housing: On-campus housing is not guaranteed. Please find more information here.

Specific Funding Available:

  • One TA position available (for full year student preferably)
  • Competitive scholarship for PURE LMU (650 Euros/months)

Note: This destination is only open to Full Year or Winter exchange.  This destination’s term date does not align with U of T’s. If you have any questions, please email


Country(ies): Germany
City: Munich
Institution: University


Accepting Applications: No
Timeline: Fall (Oct-Feb), Winter (Apr-Jul), Year-long (Oct-Jul)
Run By: CIE
For Credit: Yes

Deadlines: Full Year Deadline: January 17, 2024
Winter Deadline: April 3, 2024


Language of Study: English, German
Level of Study: Undergrad, Graduate
Subjects Available at Host: All
Program Type: Research, Study
Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT
Program Fees: No fee
Funding: IE Award and Funding From Host Institution


Schools/Faculties: All
Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 2.25 (Undergraduates) or B (Graduates) Minimum CGPA for PURE: B+ Language Requirement: depending on course selection, German B1 may be required.