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Information regarding the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2): Regulations at the Faculty of Physics

According to a decree of the Bavarian State Ministry for Science and Art, teaching in classroom form is currently not possible due to the corona virus SARS-CoV-2. Extensive regulations on infection protection apply to research and administrative operations. Teaching in winter term will start late on November 2nd, 2020. We again expect almost all courses with online formats.

Munich, July 1, 2020

Here the Faculty of Physics informs about current developments regarding the corona virus (SARS-CoV-2). Please see this page regularly for current information.

Regulations and recommendations for corona infection protection

On May 6, 2020, the Faculty of Physics publishes extensive regulations and recommendations for the execution of the Second Bavarian Infection Control Regulation of April 16, 2020, based on the guidelines of the University of Bavaria e.V. for the execution of the Second Bavarian Infection Control Regulation as well as the supplementary regulations of the LMU Munich of April 30, 2020. Given the new regulations of the 6. Bayerischen Infektionsschutzmanahmenverordnung these have been updated on July 1st, 2020.

The regulations of the faculty can be found here (pdf; just available in German).

Study, Teaching and Doctoral Studies in summer term 2020


On March 10, 2020, the Bavarian State Ministry for Science and Art ordered the immediate cessation of teaching in classroom form at Bavarian universities due to the spread of the corona virus SARS-CoV-2. As a result of this decision, teaching in classroom form at the Faculty of Physics has been completely suspended until further notice. This concerns all current courses, tutorials, block seminars and practical courses. Furthermore, all CIP pools will remain closed.

However, Faculty of Physics started the lecture period of the summer term 2020 punctually on April 20, 2020 with online-fomats. Further up-to-date information on teaching in summer term 2020 can be found on the special course website.

Information for first-year students

We would like to welcome all first-year students and students who will be enrolling at the Faculty of Physics in the coming winter semester!

In order to make the start of your studies easier, we have put together some hints and links to topics that are relevant for the start of your studies. Just follow the link here.


Dates and information on the repeat exams of winter semester 2019/20 and the first exams of the summer semester 2020 can be found here. (Currently just available in German.)


Oral examinations (e.g. bachelor final examination, docotral examination) are still possible under strict regulations and can also be held online under certain conditions. Participants returning from trips to risk areas or who have had contact with persons who have returned from a risk area can only take part in an examination remotely.

Further information on doctoral examinations can be found on the website of doctoral information

Further information on examination matters can be found on the website of the physics examination office. We make every effort to keep the consequences of cancelled exams on the success of your studies as low as possible.

General Administrative Services

The administrative office of the Faculty of Physics reacts to the current events with special services and partly simplified administrative procedures. Detailed information on how to reach the office as well as the services travel, finances and personnel can be found on the website of the Faculty Administration.

In addition, you will find general information regarding the Corona-Virus at www.en.lmu.de.