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"FrachtPilot": From research associate to entrepreneur

FrachtPilot – a digital end-to-end solution for direct selling in agriculture – is the first product launched by the FlexFleet Solutions start-up. Founder Dr. Sebastian Terlunen studied Business Information Systems at the University of Münster, where he also wrote his PhD in the subject. In the interview with he talks about the advantages of an academic education for someone setting up a business.

Winter 2019/20
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Study abroad

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Students of the University of Münster can study in another European country with the ERASMUS programme. The exchange with non-European countries is also possible.

Winter 2019/20
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Funding for Student Research Projects

The Rectorate allocates 50,000 euros a year to support student research projects. Funding is awarded on the basis of an evaluation conducted by the Rectorate Committee for Research Affairs (RKF). Individual projects can receive up to 5,000 euros in funding. The funding period may not exceed 12 months.

Winter 2019/20
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Dossier: Knowledge transfer at the University of Münster

The creation of knowledge and its transfer to society is part of the public cultural heritage and therefore a central goal of the University of Münster. Whether museums, senior guest programme and children's university, support for start-ups, teacher education or science communication: The University of Münster understands knowledge transfer as an active exchange. In a dossier, support department communication and public relations examines the topic in all its many facets.

Winter 2019/20
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Junior Researchers

he University of Münster actively supports its junior researchers as part of its academic personnel development strategy. Career counselling and funding opportunities, structured doctoral programmes and qualification measures provide candidates with a more transparent and plannable career path into academia.