Study opportunities

The University of Münster offers over 120 subjects and about 280 degree programmes – an enormous selection which can make choosing difficult for prospective students.

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Degree programmes [de]

The Study Guide provides an overview of the degree programmes offered at the University of Münster and links to further information and subject-specific counselling opportunities. The Study Guide is a service by the Student Advice and Counselling Centre (ZSB).

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Fields of study [de]

Fields of study consist of degree programmes which have a common thematic orientation. Based on these fields, the Student Advice and Counselling Centre (ZSB) can help you determine which degree programme corresponds best to your academic interests.

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Summer Schools

The University of Münster hosts a variety of summer schools. For an overview, visit the Student Advice and Counselling Centre (ZSB) website.

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English-language programmes

The University of Münster offers an English-language bachelor's programme and a wide range of English-language master's programmes which are conducted entirely in English.

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Study-preparatory German language courses

The Language Centre of the University of Münster offers prospective international students a "German as a Foreign Language" (DaF) course which prepares them for the DSH examination.

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Exchange programmes

If you're interested in studying at the University of Münster through an exchange programme, such as ERASMUS, you should obtain information about language skill requirements, university courses, credit points and student accommodation in Münster.

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Teaching degrees

At the University of Münster, you can earn qualification for all teaching positions in North Rhine-Westphalia. There are more prospective teachers at the University than the total student enrolment in any one faculty.


"JuniorUni" - Academy for Bright Minds

The University of Münster welcomes prospective students with bright minds. With its project "JuniorUni", the University gives especially gifted, motivated and hard-working pupils a head start and offers them early orientation in choosing a subject of study.

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Senior guest programme

To be eligible for enrolment in an admission-restricted degree programme, you must be under 55 years of age. But if you belong to the older generation, the University of Münster allows senior citizens to audit selected courses as guest students.