Fakultät für Chemie und Pharmazie

Incoming students

Dear prospective student,
we are very pleased you have decided to study at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich and would like to welcome you most warmly.


The following information is designed to help you plan your stay in Munich, guide you through your arrival, assist you with the process of registering with the local authorities and with enrolling in the University.

Any questions regarding your stay in Munich?

Please get in touch with one of the contact persons at your Department:

Pharmacy Chemistry and Biochemistry
Dr. Selma Speith-Kölbl
Study program coordination
Butenandtstr. 5 - 13, 81377 München
Tel: +49 (0)89/2180-77796
Dr. Thomas Engel
Study program coordination
Butenandtstr. 5 - 13, 81377 München
Tel: +49 (0)89/2180-77690
Katharina Kaempfel
Student assistant
Butenandtstr. 5 - 13, 81377 München

You might find the answer to your general questions here (you find specific information regarding pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacy below)

  • Is there a special introductory course for exchange students at the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy?
    No, there are no special events in chemistry and pharmacy. Please get in contact with the corresponding study program coordinators.
  • Where can I find information about the courses (ECTS etc.)?
    Information about the courses are specified in the respective study programs: Study and Teaching
    In addition all courses are listed in the course catalogue LSF - the campus management system of LMU Munich (an introduction into LSF).
  • Whom can I contact?
    Contact persons are the study program coordinators or other persons in Contact points and helpdesks of the Faculty.
  • Do I have to register for courses?
    There is only a registration for lab (practical) courses and for examinations at the end of each term: Registration for...
    If you miss the deadline, please contact the study program coordinators which you can find at the link above.
  • Where and how can I get a Transcript of Records?
    After completion of the study program at LMU all exchange students will receive a transcript of records in which all grades and ECTS credits are listed. Where and how may be found here: Transcript of records

You might find the answer to your specific questions regarding pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacy here

Fact Sheet for degree students

  • Which study programms do you offer in general?
     Pharmaceutical sciences (bachelor and master of science) and Pharmacy (state examination).
  • What are the application deadlines?
     For winter semester 2022-2023: July 15th 2022 (for both degree programms) and for summer semester 2023: January 15th 2023 (for pharmacy only). Please note that you can only start our pharmaceutical sciences study programm in winter semester.
  • How can I apply?
     For pharmaceutical sciences here and for pharmacy at hochschulstart.de. If you don´t have a German university entrance qualification you will also have to apply at the International Office.
  • Are there any language requirements?
     All courses at our department are thought in German. Therefore sufficient proficiency in the German language is required. Here you can find german courses.
  • Where can I find the courses?
     You can find the courses here. Please note that you can´t switch between semesters and between the degrees. In exceptional cases please contact the corresponding study program coordinator for pharmacy Dr. Selma Speith-Kölbl.
Deutschkurse bei der Universität München Online-Kursangebote 
1. Deutsch im Studium - online 
In den Kursen "Deutsch im Studium" (Niveaus A1 bis C2 gemäß GER) verbessern Sie Ihre studienbezogenen und alltagssprachlichen Fähigkeiten. 

Termine im Wintersemester 2022/2023 2x pro Woche am Abend, 18.00-20.00 Uhr oder 1x pro Woche am Abend, 18:00-20:15 Uhr s.t. 

Gesamtvolumen: 30 Unterrichtseinheiten 


2. Survival German und Basic German - online Diese Kurse sind speziell für Studierende in englischsprachigen Studiengängen, Promotionsprogrammen oder Forschungsprojekten konzipiert, die über keine oder nur sehr geringe Deutschkenntnisse verfügen und diese verbessern möchten. 

Gesamtvolumen: 30 oder 60 Unterrichtseinheiten 
Informationen: https://www.dkfa.de/de/kurs-1-survival-german-a1/ 

Anmeldung: im Büro (www.dkfa.de [1]) oder online unter https://www.dkfa.de/de/online-anmeldung/

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