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Applying as an exchange student

Am I eligible to study at LMU?

  • Your home university must have a student exchange agreement with LMU – either under Erasmus+ or LMUexchange. Contact your home university or check on our partner exchange platform MoveOn.
  • LMU does not accept free movers.
  • You can take courses at the Department of Sociology, if you have a study background in Sociology.
  • Check if you meet our language requirements (B2 for German and/or B2 for English, depending on your language choice). Your home university will also have language requirements for outgoing students; for details, please consult your home coordinator.
  • Further details on LMU admission requirements and procedures here.

How to apply for an exchange semester/year at LMU?

Please find details about how to successfully apply as an exchange student at LMU under application procedure here.

How to choose courses at IfS?

All courses can be found electronically in our course catalogue LSF. For sociology courses, please select “Faculty of Social Sciences”/”Sociology”.

What language requirements do I need to fulfill?

LMU requires language skills in German or English that corresponds to level B2 according to the "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages". Read more on the website of the International Office.