International researchers

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Welcome Centre

Main advice and service centre for internationally mobile researchers and host departments

Target groups

Our services are aimed at professors, postdocs, scholarship holders, scientific and non-scientific staff, lecturers, etc.
For PhD candidates, these services are offered by the Graduate Centre.

Upcoming event:

20 Nov - Monthly Academics "Russki Tshai" for researchers

Academic staff mobility to and from Russia

Over a cup of tea, Maria Homeyer, Head of the Welcome Centre, presents the Russian university landscape, funding opportunities for academic exchanges and cooperation opportunities. Afterwards, as usual, there is time to mingle with a small Russian snack.

Wednesday, 20 November, 5 pm - 7 pm
Alexander-von-Humboldt-Haus
Hüfferstraße 61, 48149 Münster

Advice & Cooperation
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Advice & Cooperation

Here you will find information and advice from our cooperation partners on topics related to your stay at WWU.

Formalities
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Formalities

If you are interested in researching or teaching at the University of Münster, there are some formalities that need to be taken care of before you arrive.

Financing
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Financing

There are a number of ways to finance your stay in Münster. Aside from taking on a paid position, the University and various funding providers offer grants to initiate exploratory meetings, participate at conferences and conduct research visits of varying lengths at the University of Münster.

Accommodation
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Accommodation

Accommodation in Münster is an important topic that should be tackled at an early stage. We support you in this.

Mobility
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Mobility

The higher education programme of the European Union (EU), Erasmus, promotes cross-border mobility of students, university instructors and other university staff, as well as business personnel.

Projects
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Projects

With its Research Alumni strategy (RE.AL), the University of Münster is consolidating and optimising its services and structures to ensure that international researchers receive the best support possible. 

The project WiRe - Women in Research supports international female researchers and their families.