At the University of Münster, internationality is one of the basic principles guiding research and teaching. With more than 550 cooperation agreements with universities around the world and involvement in multiple networks, the University of Münster promotes international collaboration in research and teaching.
Student and researcher mobility is an essential element, from which the University of Münster draws its strength. Over 1,400 students study and work abroad every year. At the same time, more than 700 international researchers come to the University of Münster each year to take advantage of its outstanding research facilities and support services.
The University focuses on cultivating partnerships with Latin America, Asia and Europe. Particularly close relationships are maintained with the University of Twente in the Netherlands, the University of São Paulo in Brazil (where the WWU operates a liaison office) and Hiroshima University in Japan.