Graduate School Life Science Munich

Graduate School Life Science Munich (LSM)
from Molecules to Systems” combines:

Excellence and Tradition

  • LSM is an institution within the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, one of Germany’s oldest top ranking universities, founded in 1472
  • Successful students of the Graduate School are awarded the degree title of doctor of natural sciences, Dr. rer. nat.

  • Clustering prominent faculties in one location within the High Tech campus of Martinsried, Munich
  • Where over forty faculty members cover areas from A to Z: Anthropology, Human Biology, Biochemistry, Chemical Biology, Cell and Developmental Biology, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Plant Sciences, Systematics Botany and Mycology, Systematic Zoology and Zoology

  • All courses, lectures and seminars at the LSM are held in English
  • Knowledge of the German language is not required
  • 50%of the LSM students are non-nationals
  • Sustainable network of experts and alumni available worldwide 
Integrated teaching concept

  • Expert supervision with Thesis Advisory Committees
  • ECTS credits based grading is Bologna compatible
  • No tuition fees
  • Semester fee of 114 € (includes basic fee for public transportation)
  • Course duration of 3 years 
  • Annual online application