PhD in Management at LMU Munich

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PhD in Management at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität

lu li“The Master of Business Research program offered a great spectrum of knowledge and mind-opening discussions with smart colleagues. It made research easier and a lot more fun, too!"

Lu Li, PhD Candidate    

Institute for Risk Management and Insurance

daniela schoch“The Doctoral Program at LMU provides many opportunities for formal and informal exchange with the other doctoral students as well as with renowned guests from other universities. Especially valuable are the elective courses on up-to-date research tools.”

Daniela Schoch, PhD Candidate

Institute for Finance and Banking

Why doing your PhD at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität?

Here are some reasons that make the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität an outstanding place for pursuing your PhD.

1. Excellent Education

The two-year course program - the Master of Business Research (MBR) – is one of the first structured PhD course programs in Germany and provides you with the necessary tools for high-quality research.

2. International & Interdisciplinary Focus

We encourage students to collaborate across institutes for their research projects and to actively participate in the international research community.

3. Two Degrees

After the successful completion of the Master of Business Research and your dissertation, you will be awarded a MBR and a PhD (Dr. oec. publ.).

4. Vibrant Environment

The Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität is a great place to study. The LMU is recognized as one of Europe's premier academic and research institutions that give students the opportunity to conduct research in a stimulating environment.

5. Outstanding Career Perspectives

Graduated PhDs from our faculty work in prestigious jobs in industry and academia all over the world.

6. Great Quality of Life

Munich offers numerous opportunities for leisure activities, a marvelous city center, and a high quality of life.