Study in Munich is characterized by high standards and global recognition. Universities in Munich are famous for science and research apart from offering a wide variety of courses in the field of Business Management, Law, Literature, Arts and History.
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
700 professors and 3,600 academic staff members conduct research and teach in the university’s 18 faculties, offering a wide and well-differentiated spectrum that covers all areas of knowledge, whether humanities and cultural sciences, law, economics and sociology, or medicine and the sciences. As a genuine "universitas" LMU Munich has the unique opportunity and a deep obligation to deal with the ever more complex questions facing humankind, society, culture, the environment and technology by creating interdisciplinary solutions.
Academy of Fine Arts in Munich
Munich Academy was founded 1808 by Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria in Munich as the Royal Academy of Fine Arts and is one of the oldest and most significant art academies in Germany. Many foreign artists studied there.
The Academy of Fine Arts offers courses on fine arts as well as applied arts. The courses available are Painting and Graphic Arts, Sculpture, Meaning Recognition and Process, Stage Set and Costume Design, Gold work, Ceramics and Glass, Art Education, Interior Design and Research Studies in Artistic Forms and Therapy.
Technical University of Munich
The university has a sound international reputation and was ranked 2nd in Germany, 15th in Europe and 56th in the world in 2010 by the Academic Ranking of World Universities. In the same year, it was ranked 2nd in Germany, 16th in Europe and 58th in the world and in Engineering & Technology 1st in Germany, 9th in Europe and 36th in the world by the QS World University Rankings. In 2010 Times Higher Education World University Rankings ranked Technical University Munich 4th in Germany, 29th in Europe and 101st in the world.
The TUM, like many German universities, is a non campus university. However, with further expansion plans for the Garching site, more and more departments are to be placed into new buildings in Garching. The Garching campus, unlike the downtown area, is set up more like a traditional quadrangle style campus with a large grouping of buildings.
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