Studying in Münster (incoming)


With over 9,000 enrolled students, the Faculty of Philology is the largest faculty at the University of Münster. Its broad spectrum of philological disciplines guarantees a diverse range of courses with excellent academic supervision.
Bachelor’s programmes
Master’s programmes
Degree course advisors

The International Office at the University of Münster provides foreign student applicants a wide range of practical information, e.g. dates, deadlines and application procedures:
Information about bachelor’s programmes
Information about master’s programmes

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German language courses

Most degree programmes at the Faculty of Philology require applicants to prove that they have acquired a certain level of German language proficiency (exceptions: Master of Arts in "British, American and Postcolonial Studies" and Master of Arts in "National and Transnational Studies"):
More information

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Application deadlines

Please note that application deadlines vary depending on the foreign applicant’s country of origin.
Overview of the application deadlines

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Doctoral study

At the Faculty of Philology, you can earn your doctorate either by completing an individual doctoral project or participating in a structured PhD programme.
More information

The Graduate Centre at the University of Münster provides a lot of practical information in the Handbook for international doctoral candidates.