Students and prospective students can find all information about studying at the Faculty of Law here. Please note that most of the information is presented on the German website. This applies in particular to content that only concerns German-language courses.

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Law as a major subject

Law as a minor subject

Postgraduate courses / LL.M.

Administration period:

Winter semester: 1 October to 31 March
Summer semester: 1 April to 30 September

Lecture periods:

The winter semester lasts 17 and the summer semester 14 Wochen.

  • Winter semester 2023/24: 16 October 2023 to 9 February 2024
  • Summer semester 2024: 15 April 2024 to 19 July 2024
  • Winter semester 2024/25: 14 October 2024 until 7 February 2025
  • Summer semester 2025: 22 April 2025 to 25 July 2025

Lecture-free days:

  • In the winter semester: 24 December up to and including 6 January.
  • In the summer semester: Maundy Thursday up to and including the Tuesday after Easter and the Tuesday after Pentecost.
  • All public holidays.

Study counselling

Do you need advice, help or support? The Study counselling is there for you all year round.

Study counselling (in German)

Student life

Munich is home to over 100,000 students, half of whom study at LMU. They ensure that student life is so varied. In addition to numerous student activities, this also includes several moot courts.

Student life in Munich (in German)