Study abroad in Munich (München), the capital city of the Bavaria region, Germany, to benefit from affordable tuition in one of Europe’s cities with the highest living standards. Become part of a friendly international community, welcoming incoming students worldwide, and have an amazing time at famous festivals such as Oktoberfest. Join a top degree course in an innovative city with booming economy, and top-notch universities.
Study in one of Germany’s top centre of finance and technology – a fast growing city, with a large number of corporations and insurance companies, and low unemployment rates. München stands well in terms of career planning, and the job market has an extensive part-time well-paid job offer for students. Internship collaborations between universities and companies in München are very frequent. Global 500 cities listed München in 8th position in 2009.The most developed industries in München include: aviation, manufacturing, computer science, engineering, electronics, finance, tourism, and more. München is also the largest publishing city in Europe. You can also find the company headquarters of large German companies such as BMW, Allianz, Siemens, Swiss Life, MAN, Linde, Infineon, Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft, and more. Many foreign companies such as McDonald's and Microsoft also have regional offices in München.
München has an active cultural climate, with opera, theatre, music, and concert venues. Find regular film festivals, fashion exhibits, art galleries and outstanding museums.
The Deutsche Museum, the world's largest museum of science and technology, as well as the "Pinakothek der Moderne", a top museum of modern art in Europe, or the München City Museum. The Vorhoelzer Forum offers a sensational view of the city from its café on the large roof terrace.
München offers some of the best beer in the world and is sometimes referred to as “beer capital of the world”. There are breweries scattered around the city, and you can even find beers sold in vending machines. Beer festivals are very popular in München, as well, with several of them held in the city every year, including the famous Oktoberfest. The city centre abounds with chic, urban clubs, where you can party until early hours. Popular venues include the hip "Crux", "Schnelle Liebe" and "Kong", or "Barschwein".
München is also well-known for sports, especially football (soccer). München is home to the famous FC Bayern München. Rollerblading is also a popular outdoor activity in the city.
Viktualienmarkt is also a good place for meeting people from München, while buying fresh food. The Circus Krone is based in München and one of the largest circus in Europe.
The high living standards in München have over the years attracted a large international immigrant and student community. It won’t be difficult to find out why the city’s motto has been: "München mag dich" ("München likes you"). Tourism is very developed, thanks to a highly cultural climate, with museums, art galleries, popular celebrations, diverse international culinary specialties, and more.
The city has large communities of people coming from Turkey, Albania, Croatia, Serbia, Greece, Austria, Italy and other EU countries, and the international population keeps growing every year. Experience great global cultures all in one multicultural place: the city of München!
Showers and thunderstorms bring the highest average monthly precipitation in late spring and throughout summer to München. June, on average, records the most precipitation of any month. Average overall highs are recorded in July at 23°C (73°F), and average lows reach -4°C (25°F) in January.
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