Garching (officially: Garching b.München) is a city in the north of the district Munich (Bavaria). It borders on the south by the city of Munich, on the north by the municipality in the district of Freising Eching, to the community Oberschleißheim and along the Isar in the east on the community Ismaning in the West (both district Munich). Garching is particularly become internationally known for its many universities and other research institutions.