wissen|leben - Münster University Newspaper

Our German-language University newspaper wissen|leben covers a wide range of topics highlighting higher education policies, people, research activities and degree programmes. The newspaper is published eight times a year with a circulation of 9,000 copies. You can  subscribe to receive email notifications for the online edition or to receive it by post. You can find a list of the locations where the print edition is displayed here.

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Publication dates 2022:

2 February, 6 April, 4 May, 1st June, 6 July, 12 October, 16 November, 21 Dezember

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Current issue: June 2022 [de]

An interdisciplinary team in CRC 1459 is working to make intelligent materials – a theme page offers insights into their latest research endeavours. Legal scholar Dr. Carsten Schier investigated police PR activities at demonstrations. Part 3 of our series “Art at the WWU” is dedicated to the founder of our university, Franz von Fürstenberg. You will also learn how the WWU project “mipri” is burnishing Münster’s legacy as the site of the Peace of Westphalia. In a guest commentary, philosopher Dr. Matthias Hoesch considers whether immigration can alleviate the effects of demographic change. Religion sociologist Prof. Detlef Pollack is entering retirement, and three disabled students describe their day-to-day experiences at university. This and more awaits you in the June edition of the University newspaper wissen|leben.

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Prior issues of "wissen|leben" in online and PDF format [de]

Here you can browse through older issues of  "wissen|leben" by selecting a year.