Representative bodies

Student government

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© WWU - Judith Kraft

There are various bodies of student government at the University of Münster: AStA (General Students' Committee), departmental student councils, the student representatives in the University Senate, and a number of student interest groups as well.

Equal Opportunity Office

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The Equal Opportunity Office provides information about scholarships, funding opportunities for students, child-minding services, leaves of absence and part-time employment. The team is active in various committees to promote career opportunities for women at the University of Münster.

Staff councils

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© Jeanette Dietl/

There are two staff councils at the University of Münster – one that represents academic staff and the other non-academic staff. Other representative bodies include the Academic Staff Advisory Committee and the Youth and Trainee Representatives.

Representative for the Severely Disabled

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© WWU - Peter Grewer

The Representative for the Severely Disabled supports employees at the University of Münster who live with severe handicaps. The office provides information and assistance in all matters related to (severe) disabilities and professional life.