News & Events 2023

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Uni Münster alumni meet in Rio de Janeiro

The city of Rio de Janeiro was chosen to host the seventh edition of the annual Alumni Meeting of the University of Münster in Brazil. The dinner hosted by the Brazilian Centre on December 6, 2023 brought together graduates with the most diverse profiles: from a newly arrived undergraduate exchange student to a professor who did his master's and doctorate at Münster and who maintains strong research and teaching ties at the University.

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Open call of CAPES for 2024 - Brazil Chair at the UM

Applications until 19 February 2024 at 5 pm (BRT)

The Brazil Chair, one of the most important actions to promote cooperation between the University of Münster (UM) and Brazil, funded by CAPES (Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel), is once again open for applications.

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Brazil Science Days and 1st Meeting of the Brazilian diaspora in NRW: Brazil Centre celebrates the success of the event

On 19 and 20 October, the University of Münster (UM) received its first visit from the Embassy of Brazil in Berlin. The two-day visit programme included a meeting at the Rector's Office, several visits to institutes, getting to know the various campuses of the University of Münster, a meeting with the members of the Brazil Centre and finally the 1rst Meeting of the Brazilian Science Diaspora in NRW.

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CAPES Brazil Chair 2023

The largest Brazilian funding agency CAPES (Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel) released the results of the call CAPES Brazil Chair 2023.

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Falling Walls Lab Brazil 2023

Submission deadline: 25 July 2023

On 12 September, the Falling Walls Lab Brazil 2023 will be held on the campus of the Federal University of São Paulo (Unifesp).

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Fiocruz representatives visit Münster University

The Brazil Centre was pleased to receive a return visit from the Fiocruz Foundation from Brazil

Prof Dr Stephan Ludwig (Institute of Molecular Virology), who has maintained contacts to Fiocruz for many years and initiated the university-wide partnership with Münster University, organised the visit to WWU with the support of the Brazil Centre.

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CAPES/DAAD - Probral

Deadline extended: 13 July 2023 until 5pm (BRT)/ 10pm (CEST)

The PROBRAL programme, a cooperation between the DAAD and CAPES has opened a new call. Up to 30 projects can be selected.

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Approved projects PROBRAL and PROPASP with Brazil will start soon

The scientific and academic cooperation between WWU and the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil will receive new important impulses through two recently approved projects within the framework of the PROBRAL and PROPASP calls for proposals.

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Postdoc in Germany: Brazil 2023 event

Learn everything you need to know about funding, research careers and opportunities for Postdocs in Germany. The event is co-organized by the “Universities in Germany” consortium and DWIH São Paulo and is supported by DAAD Brasil, Humboldt Foundation, DFG Latin American Office and EURAXESS.

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University of Münster intensifies contacts in Brazil: A report by Norbert Robers

Translation of the text published within the dossier connected & interdisciplinary, on the WWU website

Norbert Robers, head of the Communication and Public Relations Office and press spokesperson of Münster University, accompanied the Rector and representatives of the Brazil Centre on their trip to Brazil (6 to 11 February) with a dense programme of about 15 meetings over five days in three cities with numerous partners.