1. Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
The Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, also known as LMU, is the top-ranked institution in all of Germany. Its programs are considered some of the best in the world, with its Arts & Humanities and Physical Science courses respectively ranking 18th and 21st internationally.
Founded in the year 1472, LMU was opened in Ingolstadt by Duke Ludwig IX. Now based in Munich, it is heralded as the sixth-oldest operating university in the country.