The Centre for Eastern Mediterranean Studies is a joint institution of the Faculty of Protestant Theology, the Faculty of Roman Catholic Theology, the Faculty of History and Philosophy and the Faculty of Philology according to § 29 HG (=Higher Education Act) and Art. 63 of the constitution of the University of Münster.

The current usage and administrative regulation [de] went into effect on 4th November 2008.


The Executive Board decided at its meeting on 16 May 2013 that students of the Master's programme AKOEM can become members of the GKM.
At its meeting on 17 October 2013, the Board decided that in future the Mittelbau can elect a boardmember and a deputy boardmember.