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© WWU - MünsterView/Kahtrin Nolte

University museums: positioned between research, teaching and the public

At the University of Münster the transfer of knowledge into society also takes place through the Archaeological Museum and the Bible Museum. In this guest commentary, Prof. Hermann Parzinger, President of the Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz, describes the collections as a showcase for research.

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.