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Prof. Angela Schwering receives "ERC Starting Grant"

Wayfinding Through Orientation

Angela Schwering from Münster University is developing a new wayfinding method to support people in orienting and learning their environment. The European Research Council is funding her project "Wayfinding Through Orientation" with an ERC Starting Researcher Grant for five years with more than 1.3 Mio. Euros. more …

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The University of Münster: a film portrait

Founded in 1780, the WWU Münster is a university with tradition. 250 courses of study, 15 departments in seven faculties, 37 000 students, 5 500 graduates every year, a staff of 5 000 including 565 professors - as well as 400 partnership agreements with universities and other academic institutions all over the world ... But these are just the numbers. At our university it is the people who count: their knowledge, their research, their curiosity.
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University of Münster A-Z

Faculties and departments, institutions and facilities, map of the university, telephone directory, e-mail addresses and an extended search: at Münster University 5.000 staff – from craftsmen to professors – are scattered over about 200 buildings and several hundred institutions. These search tools will help you find your way around.
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Top-level research

Münster University has developed a strong research profile in natural sciences, humanities, medicine, law and business administration. It targets top-level research in high-performance areas for support and combines this with promoting first-class junior research staff.
Research at Münster University

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Studying at Münster University

The University of Münster offers an exceptionally wide range of subjects and combinations of subjects. There are about 120 different courses of study. Here is information about enrolling, choosing subjects, compulsory language courses and advisory services.
Information for international students

Promoting junior researchers

Promoting junior researchers

The WWU Münster organises the promotion of outstanding academic junior researchers in graduate schools which provide structured doctorate courses. The university creates an environment conducive to top-level research carried out by postdocs.
Information on doctoral degrees

The University of Münster and the Federal Excellence Initiative


International Programmes

A service of the German Academic Exchange Service

International Contacts

International Office

Service Center for students and scientists from abroad

Innovation Office

Contact point for companies interested in cooperation with the University

International centre
"Die Brücke"

Cultural and social center for international students

International Alumni

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University of Münster
Schlossplatz 2
· 48149 Münster
Tel.: +49 251 83-0 · Fax: +49 251 83-32090