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Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

Schlossplatz 2
48149 Münster
Telephone: +49 251 83-0
https://www.uni-muenster.de/en/

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BASIC INFORMATION
Kind of Institution and funding body University, public
Year of foundation 1780
Total number of Students 44,755
Students at this campus 44,755
Semester contribution 290,94 €
Public transport ticket is included.
Tuition fees There are no study fees.
CENTRAL SERVICES
Opening hours central student counselling please see university website (link below)
more information
Special features library The library system is divided into the central university library and about 100 decentralized libraries; it encompasses a total of about 6.7 million volumes. The university library (ULB) ensures a comprehensive and rapid supply of all academic information available at the WWU directly to the workspace by providing digitalisations and electronic full texts. An integrated search engine allows this information to be searched together with the literature stock. The ULB supports research as a partner in the field of eScience, e.g in the context of digital humanities. more information »
Foreign language courses There is a foreign language centre. English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Latin, Turkish, Arabic, Ancient Greek, German (preparatory, accompanying studies or guest researcher) more information »
Special features University Sports The university offers its own sports programme. Participation is subject to fees. As well as students and employees of the University of Münster, those also eligible to participate include the University of Applied Sciences Münster, the Kunstakademie, KathFH, DHPol. The spectrum includes all known sports (153 different offers), which are offered in popular health sports courses and sports tours (e.g. skiing, canoeing, surfing, diving). Weekly participants approx. 25,000. In addition, trainer courses, tournaments in popular sports tournaments (Nikolaus tournament) and German University Championships are organised. As a partner university for top-level sports, WWU plays a large role in promoting student athletes. more information »
STUDENTS BY AREA OF STUDY
Medicine, Health Science 7.2%
Mathematics, Natural Sciences 24.9%
Law, Economic and Social Sciences 32.3%
Language, Civilisation Studies 27.7%
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science) 3.9%
Other studies 3.9%
TYPES OF DEGREES
Bachelor's degree 33.6%
Master's degree 14.4%
Teacher qualification degree 26.1%
Pre-Bologna degrees 24.3%
Other types of degrees 1.6%

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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.