The behavioural biologists tested their newly developed experimental design on mice.<address>© WWU - Department of Behavioural Biology</address>
© WWU - Department of Behavioural Biology

Scientists develop new experimental design for an improved reproducibility

In research, the results of studies must be precise and reproducible. Behavioural scientists at the University of Münster have been able to demonstrate that a new experimental design can improve the reproducibility and validity of results from studies involving animal experiments. The study has been published in the journal “Scientific Reports”.

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Study-preparatory German language courses


The Language Centre of the University of Münster offers prospective international students a "German as a Foreign Language" (DaF) course which prepares them for the DSH examination.

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.

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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
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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.