<address>© WWU - Jan Lehmann</address>
© WWU - Jan Lehmann

€16.5m for Münster University research projects

The German Research Foundation (DFG) will be providing 6.5 million euros to fund the new Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) “Geometry: Deformations and Rigidity” at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science. The existing CRC 1009 “Breaking Barriers – Immune cells and pathogens at cell/matrix barriers” will continue to receive funding amounting to more than 10 million euros.


Corona Emergency Fund for Students


ogether with the Stiftung WWU, the Universitätsgesellschaft Münster e. V. and the Allgemeiner Studierendenausschuss (AStA), the recorate of the university is calling for donations to the Corona Emergency Fund for Students. The fund is coordinated by the Fundraising Department.

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.

© WWU Designservice
Winter 2019/20

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
© WWU - Peter Grewer

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.