Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Top 26%105 points
Top 26%
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Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich: 25 facts and highlights

1. tuition fees per year

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to the annual fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

2. tuition fees per year for international students

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to a fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

3. year established

The university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2017.

4. cost of room and board

The approximate cost of room and board per academic year. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

5. number of partner universities

Number of partner universities and research institutions shows how big are students' opportunities for exchanges and conducting research abroad. Source: university's official website, 2017.

6. academic staff

Number of academic staff. Data is obtained from national agencies such as National Ministry of Education, National Bureau of Statistics, National Association of Universities and Colleges, National Rector's Conference.

7. library collection

With a bigger library collection, the university can offer more books, magazines, online resources, etc. to its students. Source: university's official website, 2017.

8. position on Times Higher Education ranking

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual ranking published by the British magazine “Times Higher Education”. Information is supplied by Thomson Reuters and provides performance based data. Main ranking indicators are based on the universities' core missions- teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

9. Nobel laureats staff

Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2017.

10. enrolled students

Enrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

11. Nobel laureats alumni

The total number of the alumni of an institution winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals. Alumni are defined as those who obtain bachelor, Master's or doctoral degrees from the institution. Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2017.

12. percentage female students

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

13. graduate students

A high number of Masters and PhD students can indicate that the university has a research focus. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

14. undergraduate students

Undergraduate education is an education level taken in order to gain one's first tertiary degree. When you're studying at bigger university you have better possibilities of networking and usually an access to better resources. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

15. enrolled international students

The percentage of international students among all students show if the university is attractive abroad and the level of diversity. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

16. endowment

A financial endowment is a transfer of money and/or property donated to an institution. In the United States, the endowment is often integral to the financial health of educational institutions. Alumni or friends of institution sometimes contribute capital to the endowment. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.

17. percentage male students

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

18. extracurricular activities

A wide range of extracurricular activities, like sports, drama, choir classes, research trips, ect. shows that university supports not only academical interests of students but also their hobbies. Source: university's official website, 2017.

19. Has university dormitories

The university has its own halls of residence available for students. These can provide an exciting social life, and sometimes work out cheaper than private accommodation.
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
80% have it

20. Has a museum

Source: university's official website, 2017.
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
78% have it

21. tuition fee growth rate

A lower growth rate for tuition fees indicates that the cost of studying at the university is not increasing too quickly year on year. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

22. highly cited researchers

The number of highly cited researchers in 21 subject categories. These individuals are the most cited within each category. Thomson Reuters, which did the data crunching for THE, combed through 6 million journal articles published over a five-year period, and then calculated how many times those articles were cited by other scholars. Source: Thomson Reuters, 2017.

23. students from international exchange programs

A student exchange program is a program where students from a secondary school or university study abroad at one of their institution's partner institutions. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

24. Is a member of the Ivy League

The Ivy League is an athletic conference composed of sports teams from eight private institutions of higher education in the Northeastern United States. The conference name is also commonly used to refer to those eight schools as a group. The term Ivy League also has connotations of academic excellence, selectivity in admissions, and social elitism. Source: university's official website, 2017.
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
5% have it

25. companies established by graduates

With a high number of companies established by graduates, you can assume that the faculty encourages entrepreneurship. Source: Forbes Global 2000, 2017.

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