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The Collegium Oecumenicum München ist more than just a university student dormitory. It offers spiritual and academic community of Christians around the the world. The collegium provides optimal conditions for studying effectively. There is a theological library with about 27.000 volumes, free Internet access. A small gym, sports field and nearby parks invite to exercise. The collegium is part of an international ecumenical network. Study abroad is possible through exchange programs with universities and seminaries in the USA, Romania and Brazil.

PROGRAM

An attractive program of the house provides inter-disciplinary exchange.

During the semester, there is a weekly Dies Academicus. Experts from society, church and university present and discuss their view on a topic that the students have chosen. Sometimes the Dies Academicus can also be a trip, e.g. to a synagogue, to a TV studio or to a soccer stadium.
At the beginning of each semester, there is a study trip for a few days. Destinations are either Bavarian cities or cities in Europe – in the last semesters we travelled to Prague, Amsterdam or Sibiu. There are no additional costs for the study trip. Once a year, the Collegium Oecumenicum visits Lutheran parishes in Bavaria and participates in preparing the worship services.
Participation in the program of the collegium oecumenicum is mandatory, as long as there are no other academic obligations. There are also optional self-organized groups for reading theological or philosophical literature, languages courses and dance classes.

SPIRITUAL LIFE

The spiritual life is and expression of our common faith and integral part of living together. The semester starts and ends with a worship service. During the semester, there are evening prayers every day Sunday to Thursday in the chapel. They prepared by the students.

ROOM

The rooms in the Collegium Oecumenicum are distributed over three buildings on a campus and measure 10-15 square metres. Many have their own wash basin. All rooms are furnished with wardrobe, book shelf, desk, chair, bed and bedside table. Kitchen, living room, showers and toilets are used communally by units of 7 – 13 students.

HALF-BOARD

Eating together builds community. Therefore, the Collegium Oecumenicum offers for its students breakfast and a warm meal every weekday. It is possible to have the meal at any time and to warm it independently. The kitchen is equipped to respond to various dietary needs.

Collegium Oecumenicum Muenchen

LOCATION

The Collegium Oecumenicum is located in the Northern part of Munich in the Freimann district very close to the Englischer Garten. The subway station “Freimann” (U6) is 15 minutes away by foot. By bike, you can get to the Ludwig-Maximilian-University in 25-30 minutes.

Fees

The contribution for a room with half-board is currently 350.- Euro per month. This includes all running costs, half-board, study trip and the congregational visits.


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