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Dates and Deadlines

Application deadlines | Semester and course periods| Welcome Event for Exchange Students | Examination types and dates | Transcript of Records


dates_deadlinesApplication Deadlines

Step 1 - Submit your application to your home university

  • Apply at your home university for a semester/year at LMU.
  • Contact your exchange coordinator for requirements and application procedures.

Step 2 - Submit your application to LMU

  • After having been nominated by your home university, you are ready to prepare your application at LMU.
  • Deadlines: 15th May for studying at LMU in the winter semester or for a full academic year, 15th November for studying at LMU in the summer semester.
  • For further details about the application documents and procedure check the LMU International Office website for exchange students.

Semester and course periods

Semester periods

  • Winter semester: 1st October - 31st March
  • Summer semester: 1st April - 30 September

Course/Lecture period

  • Summer semester 2024: April 15th to July 19th 2024
  • Winter semester 2024/5: October 14th 2024 - February 7th 2024
  • Summer semester 2025: April 22nd 2025 - July 25th 2025

Welcome Event for Exchange Students at the Department of Sociology

The Department of Sociology organizes a Welcome & Info Event for incoming students on Wednesday April 10th, 2024 (10am -12pm) on campus at Konradstrasse 6.

Incoming students will receive an email invitation. If you plan to take courses at our department and have not received an invitation, please send an email to

Examination types and dates

  • Advanced seminars (Seminare) and seminars (Übungen): presentations will be held during the course period, just like written tasks (Übungsaufgaben). Papers (Hausarbeiten) are normally submitted during the semester break.
  • Lectures (Vorlesungen): End-of-term exams are normally taking place at the end of the lecture period.
  • You will be informed about the exact dates and deadlines in the first course date which is madatory to attend.


Transcript of Records