The Department of Physics

Welcome to the Department of Physics at WWU Münster

Physics in Münster focusses its activities on five innovative areas of actual top level research in nine experimentally and theoretically oriented institutes.



Nonlinear Physics

Particle Physics


Specific characteristics of the Department of Physics at the WWU are an interdisciplinary orientation, the participation in various third-party programs and the initiation of important centers within the scope of research focuses.

Furthermore, with over 1000 students the Department of Physics at the WWU is one of the largest physics departments in Germany.

In the winter semester 2013/2014 alone, more than 1.100 new students have begun their study courses in physics as main or minor subject.

The HIS-survey among students at the WWU led to an exceedingly positive result concerning study conditions in physics.

Department booklet

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