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Ludwig Maximilians Universität München (LMU) reviews

248 reviews
4.07 / 5 based on 248 reviews
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Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Economics, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Ludwig Maximilians Universität München
2.5/5
Languages
Language of instruction: German
Was learning German a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my German
How much did you improve your German?
My level before: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
My level after: At ease in most situations
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
Some people speak a dialect (Bavarian), so it is really hard to understand. On the other hand you can comunicate in English in several situations as well, so it is easier.
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Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Economics, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Ludwig Maximilians Universität München
2.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings<br> An ERASMUS grant
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits
Because in Spain most things are cheaper than in Germany, although our salaries are lower too, so it's normal.
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Overall, Telephone, Nightlife, Food:
was more expensive than at home.
Travel:
was the same price as at home.
Housing:
was less expensive than at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
No. There are some street markets, where you can find very good deals. There are as well very low-prices supermarkets, like Ldle, Plus, etc.
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Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Economics, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Ludwig Maximilians Universität München
3.8/5
Academic
Course recommendations
Take courses in Public economy, development economy and insurance, there are very good and famous professors teaching them.
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My academic experiences
Quality of courses
Variety of courses
Access to resources
Interaction with teachers
Interaction with international students
Interaction with local students
Personal comments
A better equivalence of the credits among the subject in my home university and the host one.
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My opinion of the university assessment
Exams at end of course
Exams throughout the course
Essays and/or projects at the end of course
Essays and/or projects throughout the course
Overall
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Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Economics, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Ludwig Maximilians Universität München
4.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
Not really.
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
4
Culture
3
Costs
2
Activities
2
Campus life
2
Party / people
2
Weather / location
2
Personal recommendation
I think it is a good university for economics, I think it is the second one in Germany, but students try hard, very hard, and sometimes it is difficult to pass the exams, they don't make many concessions with erasmus students.
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
3
Traveled
3
Improved language skills
3
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
3
Partied a lot
3
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
3
Final comments
I went to Berlin, Innsburg, Salzburg, Prague, there are a lot of pretty close places to go! Students Hostals are very cheap and most of them are nice and clean.
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Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Economics, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Ludwig Maximilians Universität München
3.8/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Activities: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Nightlife, Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
The university used to organize an international meeting for erasmus students every thursday, called MENSA, there I met almost all my friends there. The night life in Munich is quite good, although expensive, there are lots of nice cafes in Giselastrasse and Turkenstrasse. And the night spots, there are very famous discos, like Park Cafe, P1, etc, and a big big area with just only Clubs, called Ostbahnhof, some of them are: Milch bar, Rot Hause, Torero,...
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Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Economics, Undergraduate, Erasmus
Ludwig Maximilians Universität München
3.8/5
Housing
Type of housing: Student House
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
Because you can choose the location you want to live in, and you may have bigger kitchen and bathroom.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
They are very organised, they take charge of everything, and you don't need to worry about housing.
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