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Farewell Prof. Schuster

After 2 years in Munich, Prof. Schuster is leaving the Chair at the end of September. He is succeeded by Dr. Nikolaus Seitz.


Dear colleagues, dear students,

after having researched and taught for nearly two years here at the LMU, my contract comes to an end on September 30th. Before I leave the LMU, I would like to thank all of you for the welcoming atmosphere, continuous support and great participation in my courses. I wish you all the best for your future endeavors, studies and careers and hope to see many of you in the near future.

In this matter, I would like to welcome and introduce to you my successor Dr. Nikolaus Seitz, who will be leading the department, starting October 1st. Therefore, he will answer all of your questions concerning the courses for the winter semester 2019/20 (

All the best
Dr. Tassilo Schuster