Munich is the capital of the German state of Bavaria, Germany. Located just north of the Bavarian Alps, it is renowned for its many attractions including the picturesque Bavarian countryside. Home of the famous Bayern Munich football club and its futuristic Allianz Arena stadium, Bavarian Motor Works (BMW), countless museums and parks, Munich also boasts a lively and colorful nightlife and is a shopping magnet for those attracted by the world’s most prestigious brands. In addition to its numerous charms, Munich succeeded in marrying its rich history with its aspiring future in such a harmonious way, it is nowadays considered an Alpha-world city by the Globalization and World Rankings Research Institute. If nothing else, one can relax at a café or restaurant in the famed Marienplatz open square and spend countless hours sipping tea or coffee, watching people, and admiring the beautiful medieval and Baroque architecture. It is no wonder that Meirc has chosen this unique city to conduct some of its courses.