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  • Locations: Munich, Germany
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Wayne State University 
Oberlin College Deadlines (please confirm host program deadlines):
Oberlin College Deadlines (please confirm host program deadlines):
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2023 10/15/2022 ** Rolling Admission 03/06/2023 07/21/2023
Academic Year 2023-2024 03/15/2023 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: German Area of Study: American Studies, Anthropology, Art, Art History, Asian Studies, Biology, Business, Classical Studies, Communication, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Culture, Eastern European Studies, Ecology, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Film, Finance, Gender Studies, Geology, German, History, Humanities, Independent Study, International Relations, International Studies, Internships, Jewish Studies, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics/Statistics, Middle Eastern Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion/Theology, Sociology, Studio Art, Theater/Drama
Housing Type: Apartment, Residence Hall SA Program Focus: Research
Program Description:
JYM at LMU Munich

Study Abroad in Germany with JYM
Imagine studying at the #1 ranked German university in one of Europe's most beautiful cities with America's oldest study abroad program in Germany.

You can have it all with JYM!

Program Options
JYM offers both one semester and academic year programs.

LMU MunichAbout JYM and LMU Munich
Sponsored by Wayne State University since 1953, JYM is the oldest study abroad program in Germany and enjoys privileged status as an affiliated institute at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU Munich).  

Founded 1472, LMU Munich is one of the oldest universities in Germany and has repeatedly been ranked the #1 research university in Germany. In 2014 LMU Munich became the only German university to be placed among the top 30 universities in the world.

JYM students in mountainsAbout Munich
Among all the places students could study abroad in Germany, Munich offers the best of all worlds. Old world culture merges with all the excitement of a robust, progressive city that is home to Germany's top-ranked universities, and all less than an hour from the Alps! 

Unlike any other city in Germany, you can have it all in Munich. It's no wonder that the 2014 QS Best Student Cities Ranking placed Munich among the top ten best university cities worldwide, and the #1 university city in all of Germany in 2015! 

JYM students at art studioCourse Work Options
JYM students are enrolled at LMU Munich and have access to the full university curriculum in any major, except law and medicine. You'll take German language courses at JYM and then design your own program of study around JYM area studies electives, university courses, undergraduate research projects and internships. 

All instruction is in German.
Visit the Academics section of our website to discover all you can do while on JYM!

Admission Requirements
Two years of college level German or the equivalent; overall GPA of 3.0 and 3.0 in German courses; junior ranking by time of departure. See the our website for complete details.

Program Dates
JYM follows the German university calendar. See the our website for program dates.

JYM Application Deadlines
March 15 for full year and first semester-only options
October 1 for second semester-only option

JYM Program Fee
JYM's program fee includes tuition, housing, German health insurance, and more.

JYM distributes more than $60,000 in program scholarships annually.

For More Information and to Request a Brochure
Visit the JYM website


The Junior Year in Munich is America's oldest study abroad program in Germany, and is officially affiliated with Germany's #1 ranked university: Ludwig Maximilians Universität München (LMU Munich).  Whatever your major, whatever your passion, imagine studying in one of Europe's most beautiful cities – minutes from the Alps and only hours from Italy – and all in German. You can have it all with JYM!

You'll live in Munich – rated one of the world's most progressive and livable cities, with the English Garden as your backyard and the Alps within reach.  You'll be immersed in German language and culture, and acquire valuable skills that have helped many JYM alumni begin exciting international careers.  You'll be enrolled at LMU Munich – Germany's #1 ranked university, take language courses at JYM, and design your own program of study.