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Application (Erasmus & Economics Partners Worldwide)

Please note that below you can find information regarding the application for the exchange programs of the Department of Economics. For details on the application process for the LMUexchange program (=not restricted by subject) please visit the website of the International Office of LMU.

Application Period

Every year there is only one application period. Applications for programs both in the winter and summer semester for the following academic year must be turned in at this time.

For a study abroad during the 2022-2023 academic year the application period starts on November 15, 2021 and ends on January 15, 2022 at 3 pm.

Application Process

Please carefully read the instructions below. It is your job to ensure your application is complete and uploaded on time. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered for a spot in our programs!

You do not need to hand any printed documents, the online appliction via our online tool (and the online tool of of the International Office of LMU if you have selected an Erasmus University) is sufficient.

Step 1 – Taking the Decision of Your Priorities (All Applicants!)

Information

Before applying please inform yourself about the Exchange Programs of the Department of Economics and how you should be Planning Your Study Abroad.

Then, you should visit the website of the respective partner universities, for example please have a look at the offered courses and the lecture periods of the semesters.

In addition, it may be helpful for your decision to read some student comments/reviews about the partner universities on the LMU online platform MoveOn.

Priorities

You are able to name up to 6 preferred host universities (Erasmus & Economics Partners worldwide) in the Online Tool of the Economics Exchange Office (Step 2a). 

The chances of getting your top selection cannot be elevated by choosing only one or two priorities neither by choosing strategically. Choosing based on your real preferences will always guarantee you the best result. Only applications with fully 6 named priorities are considered for the LMU-wide succession procedure ("Erasmus-Nachrückverfahren").

Please note that the selection of the preferences is binding and changes are not possible afterwards.

Step 2a – Apply with the Online Tool of the Economics Exchange Office (All Applicants!)

Online Tool of the Economics Exchange Office

The application for students of economics (Erasmus+ & Economics Partners worldwide) is running on our online tool, which separates applicants based on their degree program (bachelor/master). The online application tool is activated at the start of the application period, and is inaccessible before that.

You can login with your LMU User ID (LMU Benutzerkennung).


All Applicants - Required Documents for the Online Tool

  • Current transcript of records (= LSF-Printout)
  • Motivational letter for your preferred host university - in English!
  • Short tabular CV - in English!
  • Bachelor's certificate - required for master students only!
  • Proof of proficiency in all languages required by your selected host universities*

* Upon application, you must supply proof of language abilities in the university's language(s) of instruction, which are written in bold font (fettgedruckt) on the Economics Exchange Erasmus website. In addition please read International Office’s rules and regulations regarding proof of language proficiency (Bewerbungsunterlagen -> Hinweise zum Sprachnachweis).

Erasmus/Swiss Mobility Applicants - Additional Document for the Online Tool

As soon as one European/Erasmus University is part of your priority selection you also have to register and apply via the online tool of the International Office of LMU (Step 2b). After having completed the online application of the International Office you can download a summary PDF of your Erasmus application.

  • Summary PDF of Your Erasmus-Application

Step 2b – Apply with the Online Tool of the International Office of LMU (Erasmus Applicants only!)

Erasmus/Swiss Mobility Applicants only!

As soon as one European/Erasmus University is part of your priority selection you have to register and apply via the online tool of the International Office of LMU.

If you did not choose a university of the Erasmus program or Swiss Mobility this step is not of concern for you.

You do not need to provide an German CV or motivational letter, the English versions are sufficient and can also be used for the Erasmus application of the International Office.

 

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