Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich

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Main university building LMU (© LMU)
University of Excellence

LMUexcellent – A New Perspective

With the proposal "LMUexcellent – A New Perspective", Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich (LMU) was able to build on its successes in the Excellence Initiative. The university's strategy is focused on the five areas of “People”, “Campus”, “Investments”, “Partners” and “Governance”.

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich (LMU) was founded in 1472 and is known for its diverse research areas, ranging from the humanities and social sciences to the natural sciences, medicine, economics, and law. LMU emphasizes interdisciplinary cooperation and maintains close collaborations with leading international research institutions and private industry.

With its strategy “LMUexcellent – A New Perspective“, LMU was able to build on its successes in the Excellence Initiative, aiming toto continuously expand LMU’s position as a top-level international university. It comprises the five strategic areas of “People”, “Campus”, “Investments”, “Partners” and “Governance”, from which projects and measures are developed with the goal of enhancing LMU’s research performance, while also incorporating cross-cutting issues of equality and inclusion, internationalization, and digitization.


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