Welcome to the Year of Study in Munich

The Year of Study in Munich is a two-semester study abroad program which was established by Lewis & Clark College at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in 1972. This program is for those who have decided to experience life in its most fascinating aspects.

The next term starts in September 2017. Get program and application details.

About the program


The Year of Study in Munich is a two-semester study abroad program which was established by Lewis & Clark College at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in 1972. The program was one of the first full-year programs of its kind in the Pacific Northwest and it is accredited by the University of Munich.

Every year 20-30 students from Lewis & Clark College, Northwestern University, Reed College, University of Puget Sound and other American institutions participate in the program. They live together with German and international students in the Studentenstadt.

Environmental Studies


Environmental Studies

Since Germany has become one of the leading countries in the environmental field, the Year of Study in Munich offers a new focus on Environmental Studies.

Center for Personal Development


New! Center for Personal Development

What is my next step? To help you on your way, we have developed Finding Your Way, a program that is open for students from all institutions.