The MGSE is part of the Department of Economics at the LMU. The department is ranked among the top 10 economic educational institutions in Europe (around the top 30 globally according to Times Higher Education and the Tilburg Ranking). It is highly reputed for its theoretical and empirical research in combination with relevant policy issues.
Renowned senior faculty conducts research at the highest international level. In addition, there is a very strong group of more than 20 junior faculty.
There are many interfaces, close collaboration, and international networking opportunities that spur research. The international guest programs do their part to generate an extremely fertile research environment for MGSE. For an overview of the vibrant research activities there is a weekly research newsletter, including the activities of all MGSE institutions.
Students benefit from the quality of research and teaching by the Department of Economics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU), while living in the attractive city of Munich.