Led by Prof. Dr. Markus Schwarzländer, an inter-university team recently discovered how calcium ions find their way into the mitochondria of plant cells. The vital signalling substance is apparently involved in the regulation of the hormone jasmonic acid, which, for example, controls the sensation of touch in plants. The study has now been published in the journal "The Plant Cell".
Getting yourself organised is an essential part of studying. These pages will help you master the challenges of university life. If you have any questions about academic organisation, please contact the Student Admissions Office and the Student Advice and Counselling Centre (ZSB). The University of Münster and its central facilities offer students a broad range of academic and study-related services.
Fridays for Future, plastic waste in the oceans, renewable energies – sustainability is a much-discussed issue. We should treat natural resources with care and not live at the expense of future generations. Research undertaken at the University of Münster can make its contribution. In a six-month dossier, we illuminate sustainability in its many facets.
The University of Münster promotes internationally renowned, cutting-edge research in the humanities and social sciences, the natural sciences and life sciences. These areas comprise outstanding basic research and application-oriented projects.
The 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.
The University of Münster offers a broad range of advisory structures targeted at various groups: the International Office as the first point of contact for international students and researchers, the Graduate Centre for doctoral candidates, and the Personnel Department for University employees. In addition, counselling services for refugees are established in all areas.
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