Although they have different emphases in their evaluation processes, the most important rankings in Germany, Europe and worldwide all regularly agree on one thing: The LMU Munich School of Management, and the LMU as a whole, offer top level teaching, research and studies.

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The LMU Munich School of Management is proud to be highly ranked in numerous rankings. Our achievements are regularly recognized by reputable organizations and publications.

These rankings demonstrate that the performance of our faculty is recognized at an international level and that we are constantly working to improve in order to be of benefit to both the academic community and society as a whole.

It is important to note that rankings are only an indicator of the quality of our work and that there are many other aspects that distinguish our faculty. We are constantly striving to achieve outstanding performance in all areas and to promote academic excellence and the advancement of knowledge.

#1 for Business Administration in Germany

Good equipment, excellent teachers and a positive image are already factors that can be used to select a university. However, what is much more important is what opportunities the training offers after graduation. HR managers asked in a survey by employer branding consultancy Universum prefer to recruit employees who have studied business administration at the LMU Munich School of Management.

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Another mark of excellence in research and teaching are the regular prizes and awards for outstanding research.

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#1 in Accounting & Auditing

The March 2024 university study by manager magazin in collaboration with Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Management und Beratung mbH (WGMB) shows that LMU Munich School of Management offers excellent teaching in the subject of auditing.

81 auditing firms and 1396 clients selected the best from the chairs listed by the Chamber of Public Accountants and other universities. They rated the training for prospective auditors at the LMU Munich School of Management as "excellent".

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Top of the German universities

In many important areas, from student satisfaction to the quality of teaching and research, LMU Munich School of Management and LMU University regularly achieve top rankings. LMU also achieves top scores in international rankings every year.

Thus, it is also number 2 in the ranking of German universities and in a European comparison, LMU can be found among the best 10!

Various indicators such as reputation, performance in research and teaching, or the number of citations in professional publications are evaluated differently in the individual rankings. Accordingly, they vary depending on the method, orientation and choice of departments and should only be used as a point in the selection of a university or faculty. Rankings should not be used to assess the quality of a university alone.

Prizes and awards

The expertise and skills of its academics form the basis for the LMU Munich School of Management's excellent research record and ensure the faculty's top position in national and international rankings. The significance of the LMU Munich School of Management is demonstrated by the recipients of prestigious awards such as the Best Paper Awards, the Highly Cited Researcher Award or the memberships in high-ranking academies and research councils. LMU's general success in all three phases of the Excellence Competition and its permanent funding as a "University of Excellence" document the strong research environment at the University of Munich.

Prizes and awards