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 8,800 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.

If you wish to propose a topic, announce an upcoming event, send a letter to the editor, or make a suggestion for improving the newspaper, please notify our editorial staff well in advance, at best several weeks before publication.

Publication dates 2019:

30 January, 3 April, 8 May, 5 June, 10 July, 9 October, 13 November, 18 December

Publication dates 2020:

29 January, 8 April, 13 May, 17 June, 15 July, 14 October, 11 November, 16 Dezember

Factsheet (PDF) [de]


Current issue: November 2019 [de]

After extensive renovation the Archaeological Museum and the Bible Museum are opening their doors to the public again. Our special features page presents some of the exciting events awaiting visitors starting 13 December. In the November issue of wissen|leben, we asked academic staff and organisations at the University for their view of the “Fridays for Future” demonstrations. Linguists at the WWU have developed a new database, with which they can analyse online chats. Associate professor Dr Susann Wicke describes her research on the relationship between parasitic plants and their hosts. We introduce you to mathematics professor Matthias Löwe, who is also an avid writer of crime novels with a local flair. Enclosed you will also find the latest edition of our alumni|förderer-Magazine.

Read the current issue as an e-Paper or pdf. [de]


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.