Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich is a public research university located in Munich, Germany. The University of Munich is among Germany’s oldest universities and was just ranked the best university in Germany again as well as number 34 worldwide by the “Times Higher Education” ranking (THE) 2018. Originally established in Ingolstadt in 1472 by Duke Ludwig IX of Bavaria-Landshut, the university was moved in 1800 to Landshut by King Maximilian I of Bavaria when Ingolstadt was threatened by the French, before being relocated to its present-day location in Munich in 1826 by King Ludwig I of Bavaria. In 1802, the university was officially named Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität by King Maximilian I of Bavaria in his as well as the university’s original founder’s honour.
The University of Munich has, particularly since the 19th century, been considered as one of Germany’s as well as one of Europe’s most prestigious universities; with 34 Nobel laureates associated with the university, it ranks 13th worldwide by number of Nobel laureates.
Since its inception in 1945, the Munich Youth Council (Kreisjugendring München-Stadt, KJR) is a consortium of almost 70 youth associations and federations in Munich. Within the Council, children, youths and adults aged between 6 and 27 years from different nationalities, confessions social groups are bound together. The KJR sees itself as an effective voice and representative of these associations, assisting them in their work and and promoting networking.
MUNAM e.V. is a member of the KJR since 2012.