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Erasmus student exchange

With the Erasmus programme, students of the University of Münster can study in a different European country and improve their career prospects. They become acquainted with the academic system of a foreign university and benefit from its teaching and learning methods.

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Exchange programmes worldwide

Students of the University of Münster who wish to study abroad in a non-European country should apply directly to the International Office. There they can receive advice and assistance with obtaining financial aid and taking care of formalities.

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Foreign internships

Foreign internships combine practical application and academic expertise. They provide valuable insights which enable students to design their degree programmes based on their professional and personal interests. For more information, contact the Careers Service of the University of Münster.

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Foreign teaching internships

Students in teaching degree programmes have the option of completing their practical training phase at a partner school abroad. If you are interested in a foreign teaching internship, the University Centre for Teacher Education (ZfL) can help you find a suitable school or extracurricular learning venue.

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Financing opportunities

Studying abroad can often be quite expensive. Therefore, it is important to start looking for possible financing opportunities in advance. The University of Münster can help you search for suitable scholarships and student loans.

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Practical information

There are many things you need to know if want to study abroad during your degree programme. Where and when should you go? Will the work you complete abroad be recognised in Münster? You can find answers to these and other important questions on the following page.