📖 Introduction

The University of Münster is a public research university located in the city of Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany. With more than thousands of students and over 120 fields of study in multiple departments, it is Germany's fifth largest university and one of the foremost centers of German intellectual life. Thanks to its extensive range of degree programmes, multifaceted research profile, and the atmosphere and quality of life in Münster, the University attracts students and researchers from Germany and around the world.

The University of Münster is one of the largest universities in Germany with a rich and time-honored tradition. It enjoys an outstanding reputation in the region and far beyond. The University of Münster is well-known for its large and distinguished faculties, such as Law and Medicine, but also for its so-called exotic subjects like Scandinavian Studies. The diverse and research-oriented course offerings attract several thousand students to Münster each year.

🏫 About University of Munster

As a research-oriented university, the WWU has made pioneering progress in numerous areas. Two Excellence Clusters, eight collaborative research centers (SFB), several research training groups and 27 research centers collectively advance inter- and transdisciplinary collaborative research and individual disciplinary research projects.

The University of Münster sees equal opportunity and diversity as a strength that impacts all areas of university development and management. The University of Münster is strongly committed to ensuring that all staff members and students are treated equally with respect and consideration regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, handicap, sexual orientation or religious affiliation.

The University of Münster has concluded more than 550 partnership agreements with universities and academic institutes worldwide – from nearby Enschede in the Netherlands to Beijing, China. Some thousands of foreign students and hundreds distinguished visiting researchers currently study and research at the University of Münster.

🏠 Accommodation

If accommodation on campus is important to you we advise you to arrive a few days before so you can try to register. You can also to choose accommodation off campus, we have an article about that here.

📬 Admissions Process

3 Steps to Apply to a University

Application step 1

Application step 2

Application step 3

Please choose the programs here , "You are advised to select 2-3 programs to increase your chances of getting accepted.

Required documents:

  • Passport
  • Graduation certificate
  • Passport size photo

Preparing documents:

You can start your application now and send the application documents during your application. Some documents you can send later if you don’t have them right away. Some more info about preparing application documents is here

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Application process:

Applying Online is simple in just a few steps. More information is available here.

The first steps are to choose the programs, pay the application fee and upload the application documents.

Once submitted to Global Admissions, we will review your application within 2-3 days and proceed to the university or ask you for further clarification

After it has been processed to the university you will receive your unique application ID from each university.

The university may contact you directly for further questions.

We will then follow up each week with the university for updates. As soon as there is any update we will let you know. If you have made other plans, decide to withdraw / change address at any time please let us know.

After you have been accepted you will receive your admissions letter electronically and asked to pay the non-refundable deposit to the university.

Once you have paid the deposit the university will issue you the admissions letter and visa form to your home country.

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Here is some more information about the enrollment process after you have been accepted.

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