Westfälische Wilhelms-Universitat Münster

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world rank  401

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University Overview

Established in 1780, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universitat Münster (University of Münster) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Münster (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), North Rhine-Westphalia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerium für Innovation, Wissenschaft und Forschung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (Ministry of Innovation, Science and Research of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia), Westfälische Wilhelms-Universitat Münster (WWU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Westfälische Wilhelms-Universitat Münster (WWU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 238 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this German higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name University of Münster
Acronym WWU
Founded 1780
Motto wissen.leben
living.knowledge
Colours Ral 9004 and ral 5021

University Location

Address Schlossplatz 2
Münster (population range: 250,000-499,999)
48149 North Rhine-Westphalia
Germany
T +49 (251) 83 0
F +49 (251) 83 24831

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office Schlossplatz 2
Münster 48149
+49 (251) 83 20001

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Westfälische Wilhelms-Universitat Münster's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • International Research Universities Network (IRUN)

Academic Structure


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Social Media

Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019