Studying at Münster University on an Exchange Programme

Information for Exchange students

Welcome reception by the International Office - winter semester 2017/18

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When: 11.09.2017, 10.30 am
Where: HC C1, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 6

Welcome Guide

Applications and Enrolment

Anyone who would like to come to Münster on an exchange programme during their studies can do so with the ERASMUS Programme, for example, or with any other exchange agreement between Münster University and their home university.


Exchange students can apply to the Student Support Services for single rooms or apartments. Another option is to look around on the market for rented accommodation. ERASMUS students also have their own "accomodation exchange".

Academic support in the university departments

In all the departments and institutes of Münster University, there are coordinators who can answer any questions you may have on studying in Münster. The coordinator for your particular subject can provide information on lectures, seminars and credits and also help to prepare a study plan.

Language courses

Studying in Münster is a good opportunity to learn German or to build on existing knowledge of the language. There is a wide range of German language courses on offer at the Münster University Language Centre.

Welcome Week, tutoring programme and free time activities

At the beginning of each semester, there is a Welcome Week for all exchange students. In addition, a tutoring programme helps exchange students to get to know the city and the university. Regular free time activities provide opportunities to meet both German and international students.

Practical information

Anyone who has summoned up the courage to go and study at a university abroad is grateful for any assistance and any contacts. So at Münster University there is a wide range of things on offer for foreign students. Also, there are some practical things to be noted both before and after your arrival in Münster.