Offers by the Department of Physics for everyone interested in physics

The Department of Physics has something to offer to everyone – from the Physics Experimentation Lab MExLab and the Fall Academy for high school students to the Astroseminar for everyone who is interested in astronomy and astrophysics. On this page you will find an overview of these offers together with links to the specific web pages (note that some of the pages are available only in German). You will also find the respective contact persons. If you have questions or suggestions that are not directly related to one of the categories, please do not hesitate to contact the Physics School Office or the working group “School Physics” by sending an email to

High school students

MExLab Physik
Workshops, guided tours through the exhibition and more things are offered by Münster’s Physics Experimentation Lab.

Girls Day
Every year on the fourth Thursday in April the slogan is: girls, girls, girls. We are presenting you the profession of a physicist.

University Day
Every year, the second Thursday in November is the University Day, which is the joint open house presentation of the Universities in Münster and their various study programs. The physics department takes part in this activity.

Fall Academy in Physics
Every other year – in the “even” years – the Fall Academy in Physics takes place in the physics department and invites students from the senior classes of high school to participate in this event.

Prospective students

Information for prospective students
For those who are planning to study physics or those who are not yet completely sure – detailed information related to physics

Physics Student Council
Geophysics Student Council
Teachers’ Student Council (primary and secondary school)
Students’ representations

Central Study Guidance
Guidance on all general questions related to studying in Münster

Preparatory Course in Physics
Offered for freshmen to get prepared for the start of the study program

Online Mathematics Bridge Course
Are you fit for studying physics? Many freshmen in science and engineering course programs have difficulties with mathematics. Students who intend to start studying physics can now check using the Online Mathematics Bridge Course whether they are well prepared for the study program. The German Physical Society and the Conference of the German Departments of Physics recommend this Course to all high school students interested in physics.

All those who are interested

For everyone who is interested in astronomy and astrophysics – every year in the late summer