How to get to Münster?

    • Exchange students


      If you are interested in coming to the WWU as part of an exchange programme, you have to pass a special application procedure first. The application normally starts at your home university.

      1.       Application at the home university

      2.       Nomination by your home university

      3.       Application for admission via the online portal of the WWU

      4.       Admission

      5.       Enrolment

      You will find detailed information about the procedure on the WWU homepage.

    • Freemover

      Students who are planning their stay abroad independently, without any programme of their home university, are called freemovers. If you are interested in studying psychology in Münster that way, please contact the International Office of the WWU.

    • International degree-seeking students

      If you want to do a degree at the Department of Psychology of the WWU, you will find general information about the degree programmes in the section “prospective students”.

      International degree-seeking students can get helpful information at the International Office which offers support and advice with questions concerning studies as well as cultural and free-time activities in Münster. You can find the right contact person for your questions here and events with an international focus here.

      German language courses

      To gain admission to German-language degree programmes at the University of Münster, you must demonstrate that you have adequate German language skills – either at the B2, C1 or C2 level, depending on the particular programme. For prospective students who have achieved the B1 level, the University of Münster offers pre-university preparatory intensive language courses. These can take one to three semesters depending on your initial language level. The courses conclude with the DSH examination.

    • International doctoral students

      International postgraduate students have the opportunity to do a doctorate in Münster. Information on the doctoral procedure and the doctoral regulations can be found here.

      The Graduate Centre of the WWU offers help in answering upcoming questions, e.g. regarding the application and admission to doctoral programmes. In addition to individual consultations, you can attend many English-speaking workshops and get information about finding an apartment, completing administrative formalities and about other aspects that can simplify your stay in Münster.

      You can get additional helpful tips for the organisation and financing of your doctoral studies at the International Office.

      If you are interested in doing a doctorate at the Department of Psychology, you should identify the research focus area you are interested in and contact the representatives of this research area directly.  There is no central organisation for doctoral students at the Department of Psychology.