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Graduate School Language & Literature: Class of Language Education

The Graduate School Language & Literature: Class of Language Education at LMU Munich offers a research-oriented and integrated doctoral program open to candidates in all language education majors of the Faculty of Languages and Literatures at LMU Munich. Professors from German and English language education, as well as romance and classical languages, present a wide spectrum of theoretical positions, research methodology approaches, and practical applications. The interdisciplinarity of the courses focuses on the processes and results of teaching and learning language, literature and culture in first, second, and foreign languages, both in and outside of school contexts. Dissertation projects can deal with historical, theoretical, or empirical questions in language, literature or media didactics, as well as classroom research. Participation in this program requires fluency in German.

Find out more about this program here.

Deadline: April 23 2019

Joanna PopeLMU Munich
Doctoral Program Environment and Society

LMU Munich’s Doctoral Program Environment and Society is aimed at graduates from the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences who wish to research questions concerning the nature/culture/environment interface. Within the scope of the program, doctoral students acquire the ability to understand the origins and interactions of complex natural and social processes. The doctoral program brings together expertise on environmental research from university and non-university institutions in Munich. The program is based at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, a joint initiative of LMU Munich and the Deutsches Museum. Its stimulating research environment, intensive supervision, and opportunity to form international networks offer excellent conditions for doctoral students.

Deadline: 15 May 2019

Find out more about the program here.

Joanna PopeLMU Munich
Munich International Summer University (MISU)

Summer is a great time to be a student at LMU Munich! Every year, more than 950 students from no less than 80 countries make MISU a truly international experience. Benefit from access to renowned professors who will inspire you to broaden your thinking and your goals. Immerse yourself in German through a wide array of Language Courses. Choose a Summer Academy from the entire spectrum of the natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities. Gain credit towards your degree. Take advantage of a broad range of services which will help make your stay an enriching and unforgettable experience in Munich – one of Germany’s hubs of history, culture, and outdoor activities.

MISU Summer Academies are demanding courses or short-term research programs that cover the whole gamut of the natural sciences, social sciences, economics, and the humanities. MISU offers programs for all levels of study – for international bachelor’s,master’s and doctoral students, and for young professionals as well. The array of Summer Academies and Partner Programs has been continually expanded over the last years.

MISU German Language Courses are offered for all levels and purposes, with small groups, excellent and committed teachers, intensive instruction, an inspiring environment. Each course lasts for about 4 weeks and is usually offered in August.

To register for MISU, view the course listings online, select your course, and apply directly to the respective German Language Course or Summer Academy. Every course has its own online application procedure, explained in full on its webpage. Please read the course description and schedule carefully before applying, since some courses have additional class meeting times or specific enrollment requirements.

Early application is always advisable as places are limited.

View the full range of programs here.

Joanna PopeLMU Munich
Doctoral Program in Buddhist Studies

The Doctoral Program in Buddhist Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich is dedicated to academic research on Buddhism in all its manifestations. This interfaculty program is aimed at postgraduates from the fields of cultural studies, religious studies and social sciences. Bringing together the skills and expertise of the participating subjects of Indology, Japanese Studies, Religious Studies, Sinology, and Tibetology, interdepartmental and research-oriented courses, the philological, religious studies and cultural studies expertise of the participating disciplines all play integral roles in this structured degree course. This, together with intensive mentoring and evaluation by a team of supervisors, allows the Doctoral Program in Buddhist studies to create a truly interdisciplinary environment ideal for young international academics.

Learn more about this program here.

Joanna PopeLMU Munich
IRTG 914 - The Graduate Program of SFB914

Studying the signals that navigate leukocytes within the vascular system and between different compartments on the cellular and molecular level is the main focus of the Collaborative Research Center SFB 914 “Trafficking of Immune Cells in Inflammation, Development and Disease”. This requires a broad methodological spectrum ranging from molecular and cellular biology tools and physiological in vivo approaches to complex bio-imaging applications.

To carry out the demanding and interdisciplinary research within the SFB 914, talented and well-trained young students are essential. Therefore, the training program (Integrated Research Training Group, IRTG) for PhD as well as MD students within this initiative is an important component of the SFB 914.

Students receive a structured training program consisting of

  • advanced methodological courses with a major focus on bio-imaging tools,

  • basic principle seminars with an emphasis on leukocyte trafficking,

  • soft skill seminars on communication skills and scientific writing, and

  • scientific education with lecture series, annual retreats, and an international summer school.

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Katja SimonsLMU Munich
Graduate School of Life Science Munich

The Graduate School Life Science Munich (LSM), founded in 2009, offers an international doctoral program in life sciences covering areas of Anthropology, Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Ecology, Evolution, Genetics, Microbiology, Plant Sciences, Systematics and Zoology to outstanding motivated and qualified researchers. The program is taught entirely in English and provides comprehensive scientific training in one of Europe's top ranking universities. The members of the Graduate School are part of the Faculty of Biology and the Faculty of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Pharmacy of the Ludwig-Maximilans-Universität München (LMU). The faculties are ranked among the top biology and biochemistry educational institutions in Germany.

As of 2018, the application to the Graduate School LSM will no longer be annually but rather open all year round!

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Katja SimonsLMU Munich