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.

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 2023:

1 February, 29 March, 3 May, 7 June, 12 July, 4 October, 8 November, 13 December

Factsheet (PDF) [de]

2022-10 Wl Titelseite

Current issue: December 2022 [de]

The development of human genetics: A team of historians has studied how this subject evolved at the WWU in the post-war period. The historical-critical discussion concerning Wilhelm II, which has taken almost two years, is coming to an end – an overview summarises the project „On the Matter WWU“. In our December issue you can also read about the research Florian Bernhardt, a doctoral student of medicine, is undertaking into how Muslims view palliative medicine. On a features page, twelve members of the University tell us about their highlights of 2022. The interview with University preacher Prof. Dr. Traugott Roser focuses on the Christian churches and the celebration of Christmas. On our portrait page, we introduce you to Prof. Dr. Anne Wolowski, who as a dentist takes a very close look. A further focus point: the „PharMSchool“, which was founded ten years ago as a landmark project for innovative teaching.

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

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