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Welcome Days for degree seeking students 

You are about to start your Bachelor's or Master's studies at the University of Münster? Then the International Office is the right place for you! At the Welcome Days for degree seeking students you will receive many tips and information on living and studying in Münster, get to know other students and discover Münster and the University.

Event dates

You can register here for each event

  • 26 September – Welcome Day I

    11 a.m. - Official welcome and getting to know each other
    The International Office team welcomes you. You will receive your welcome gift (Welcome Bag with great and useful contents) and get to know other students.

    12:30 p.m. - Lunch and tours together
    We invite you to a delicious lunch snack. Afterwards, there will be several small tours where you will get to know the university, the International Office and the Botanical Garden.

    14.30 - Information event for a good start:
    This information event explains topics that are important when starting at the university and in Münster.  It is about administrative steps, legal regulations and other peculiarities in Germany and at the university. Feel free to bring your individual questions as well.

  • 27 September – Welcome Day II

    2 p.m. - Deep Dive - Tips for Living & Studying in Münster:
    The student team of the InfoPoint has put together a lot of tips and advice to help you arrive well in your new study city in all areas. There will also be a little surprise waiting for you to help you get to know the city of Münster even better.

    4 p.m. - We are international Networking Event
    For international students, the International Office (the InfoPoint team) regularly offers "We are international" events. At these events, Degree Seeking students come together for various activities and exchange ideas.

    We look forward to welcoming you to our series! As part of your Welcome Phase, you can expect a very special event where you can also network with internationals already studying at the university.

  • 12 October Buddy Event

    Discover Münster together with a Buddy! The Buddy Program brings you together with a student who has been studying at the University of Münster for a longer period of time to make it easier for you to settle in. At the Buddy Event all participants meet each other and get to know each other.

    Start: 6 pm

    Important: Registration here is not sufficient! If you are interested in the program, please register here.

  • 26 October Welcome Night

    This evening will be the festive end of your welcome period. We look forward to a wonderful evening with good music and delicious food. Look forward to a surprise or two!

    Start: 6 pm


Welcome Bag

A bag filled with helpful information, small surprises and valuable tips!
You will receive the bag on September 26 on your first Welcome Day and throughout the Welcome Days. If you are not on site at that time, you can also pick up your Welcome Bag at the International Student Lounge (ISL).

Share experiences & stay informed!

On our Instagram channel @uni_muenster_int_students you can find information about current events and all kinds of helpful information about life in Münster. Do you want to share your experiences? Tag @uni_muenster_int_students for a repost!

We're looking forward to receiving your photos and videos and wish you a great time at the Münster University!