Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich

The Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München also called LMU is located in the heart of Munich and one of the leading research universities in Europe. Do you want to complete part of your education in the third largest city in Germany and enjoy Bavarian traditions? Then apply to LMU!

Information about the university

LMU is located in the centre of Munich, and is a large institution composed of about 50.000 students, among which 8500 are internationals. LMU Munich is divided into 18 faculties and the faculty of History and Arts has its buildings at the downtown campus.

UiS has an Erasmus agreement with LMU within Humanities.

Language of instruction

English and German.

Language requirements

English and/or German proficiency recommended at minimum B2 level.

Description of proficiency levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Students who do not meet the language requirements will be offered online language courses prior the exchange period.

GPA requirements

No GPA requirements

Total number of exchange places

2 for Master students in History and History Didactics.

Tuition fee

Student doing exchange within Erasmus+ are exempted from tuition fees.


Erasmus+-grant in combination with loan and grant from Lånekassen for eligible students.

Academic year

Autumn semester: October – February

Spring semester: April – Mid-July

Academic calendar.

How to find subjects

Credits abroad

30 ECTS = 30 studiepoeng


The “Studentenwerk München” provides the International Office with a number of rooms under their “service package” scheme for exchange students. However, rooms are limited and therefore cannot be guaranteed for all exchange students.

Information about accomodation


Norwegian students do not need to apply for visa when travelling to Europe. Students who do not hold Norwegian citizenship must check themselves if they need to apply for a visa.

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