Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

WORLD RANK

2012-13
48

Munich, Germany

Region: Europe

  • Overall score
    70.4
  • Teaching
    65.4
  • International outlook
    54.7
  • Industry income
    42.0
  • Research
    66.5
  • Citations
    85.5

Some of the most famous figures in modern history spent their salad days at Munich: Richard Strauss, Marie Stopes, Erich Fromm, Konrad Adenauer, Lord Acton and others. Founded in 1472, Munich's flagship university now hosts around 44,000 students pursuing degrees in 150 subjects under the guidance of approximately 700 professors and 3,600 academic staff.