English-taught programmes

Bachelor's degree courses

  • B.Sc. Human Movement in Sports and Exercise

    Institute of Sport and Exercise Science

    The aim of the Bachelor of Science degree is a multidisciplinary approach to human movement and exercise. It is geared towards those students who are interested in the scientific and medical aspects of human movement and sports, as well as research-oriented activities in academia and/or other institutions. The programme consists of 15 modules including a bachelor's thesis, distributed over six semesters. During these semesters you will learn about different theories and concepts in the fields of sports sociology, sports psychology, training, motor function and several others. Special attention will be given to research methods within each of the disciplines. Practice-oriented courses will be offered in the field of rehabilitation and competitive sports.

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Master's degree courses

  • M.SC. Geospatial Technologies (ERASMUS MUNDUS)

    Department of Geoscience

    The Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies at Münster University is a collaboration between the Institute of Geoinformatics, Universitat Jaume I (Dept. Lenguajes y Sistemas Informaticos, Castellón, Spain) and Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Instituto Superior de Estatística e Gestão de Informação, Lisbon, Portugal). Held in English, the three-semester masters course is aimed at graduates of bachelor courses in the field of geoinformatics.

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    Erasmus Mundus

  • M.SC. Geoinformatics

    Department of Geosciences

    The Master of Science in Geoinformatics follows a bachelor's degree in the same field or a related subject. The Institute of Geoinformatics is one of the leading institutes in this field providing the opportunity to become involved in innovative research programmes. This means students can get to grips with new or emerging technologies in their master's thesis.

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  • M.Sc. Information Systems

    School of Business and Economics

    The Master of Science in Information Systems (IS)  is an accredited, two-year course of study in the credit points system. The course requires attending primarily in person as well offering regular opportunities for e-learning. The programme is structured around four thematic areas: process management, business intelligence, information management and business networking.

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  • M.Sc. Public Sector InnOvation and EGovERnance - PIONEER (ERASMUS MUNDUS)

    School of Business and Economics

    The Erasmus Mundus Master of Science in Public Sector InnOvation and EGovERnance (PIONEER) is a 120 ECTS joint master programme organized by the KU Leuven, the University of Münster and Tallinn University of Technology, and co-financed by the European Union under the Erasmus+ programme.

    E-Governance and the digitalization of the public sector are most likely one of the most important reform trends for the future public sector. That’s why the public sector of the future needs experts who combine knowledge in public administration and public management on the one hand, and information systems and eGovernance on the other hand. The Erasmus Mundus Master of in Public Sector Innovation and eGovernance is a new and unique programme delivering those experts.


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  • M.Sc. Physics

    Department of Physics

    Physics in Münster focuses on five innovative areas of top-level research in ten experimentally and theoretically oriented institutes: Geophysics, Nanophysics, Particle Physics, Non-linear Physics, and Didactics of Physics for teachers. The Department of Physics at the University of Münster has an interdisciplinary orientation, provides opportunities for participation in various third-party projects and involvement in the initiation of important centres within the scope of their research focuses. Furthermore, with 1600 students the Department of Physics at the WWU is one of the largest physics departments in Germany.

    Department of Physics

  • M.SC. Sports, Exercise and Human Performance

    Faculty of Psychology / Sports and Exercise Sciences

    The English-taught Master of Science ‚Sports, Exercise and Human Performance‘ represents a highly specialized masters degree focussing on research. In particular the study program is characterized by its alignment on scientific methods as well as its strong direction into internationally used standards and the imparting of field-typical ‚soft-skills‘ without implicating any sport specific practices. The study program aims to enable students to work in research-based occupational areas, and to make decisions in generating knowledge, diagnostics, planning and evaluating independently.

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  • MA British, American and Postcolonial Studies

    Department of Philology

    The Master of Arts in British, American and Postcolonial Studies has restricted enrolment which only occurs in the winter semester. Within the course’s modular structure students each have the opportunity to specialize in a certain field.

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  • MA National and Transnational Studies: Literature, Culture, Language

    Department of Philology

    Because the Masters Course in National and Transnational Studies is focused particularly on Anglophile literature and culture, most of the teaching is done in the English Department. However, students also have the opportunity to integrate interdisciplinary components into their studies. These can include, for example, other languages, history, social sciences or ethnology.

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  • MA Social Anthropology

    Department of history and philosophy – Human Sciences

    Social Anthropology is the science of cultural identities and differences. It aims to observe, analyse and interpret domains of social action that reflect cultural characteristics in a theoretically grounded and methodically consistent manner. Comparison of societies provides the basic theoretical perspective and informs the analytical and methodological approaches. Social-anthropological knowledge and competence enable one to interact in these domains of action in a scientifically valid, socially relevant and ethically responsible manner. This aim of this programme is to apply and further develop specific theories and current research issues in Social Anthropology through an empirical research project.

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  • MA European Studies

    Department of Political Sciences

    The European Studies master’s degree is a special 1.5-year programme offered jointly by a Dutch and a German university. Lectures are held at the Centre for European Studies (School of Management and Governance, University of Twente) and the Institute for Political Science (University of Münster). Students who successfully complete this programme receive a Dutch and a German diploma. Students develop key professional skills, which can translate into concrete career opportunities (including an academic career). Successful graduates are prepared for a career in a united Europe whether at the national level or at the European level.

    Please note that applications for this degree programme have to be submitted to the University of Twente. 

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