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On the Matter WWU

The University of Münster officially bears the name Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, or WWU for short. It is named after Wilhelm II, during whose reign the royal academy was elevated to a university again. However, the person and governmental actions of the last German emperor are controversial. Therefore, the university wants to put its relationship to its namesake up for discussion.
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