University of Münster

University of Münster

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The University of Münster is a large public university located in Münster. This university founded in 1780 and sits in rank 21st in Germany and 374th in the world. The university offers degree level program from Bachelors, Master, to Doctoral program.

There are 15 faculties that available in this university. The faculties are Protestant Theology, Catholic Theology, Law, Medicine, Educational & Social Science, Psychology/Sport& Exercise Sciences & Philosophy, Philology, Mathematics & Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry & Pharmacy, Biology, Geosciences, School of Business & Economics, University of Music. The acceptance rate is 15% making this German higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.



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The city of Münster is the home for more than 300,000 inhabitants, where 65,000 of which are students. The city of Münster is considered to be the cultural center of the Westphalia region. It has a lot of old building and town standing tall. Greater Münster is home to many industries such as consulting companies, insurance companies, banks, publishing houses, and design. Münster also claimed to be the bicycle capital of Germany; it means people frequently using the bike to go around than other transportation.

Several main attractions in Münster are St. Paul's Cathedral, The Prinzipalmarkt, The Schloss palace, The Botanischer Garten Münster, and the Pablo Picasso Museum of Graphic Art. Tourist can find hotels around the city from the standard facilities to five-stars hotel.


The University of Münster has 238 buildings around the city of Münster, because of the integration with several institutions. The Schloss is the main building for the Munster University.

The central library of the university is the Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Münster, the regional library of Westphalia. As of 2011, the library owns more than 6.2 million volumes of which 2.68 million volumes are held in there, while the 146 faculty and department libraries hold 3.53 million volumes, where 47,350 of which are the electronic articles and newspapers.

Sport, library, research center, medical center, auditorium, housing facilities.

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More than 55,000 student accommodations are hard to find because the demand is high at every beginning of the semester. The university advises the student to start looking for accommodation several months before you arrive in Germany.

The Studierendenwerk manage several strategist student halls of residence in Münster. They offer accommodation from shared apartments, shared flats, the one-person apartment that already fully furnished, international residence hall, and houses for families with children.


The university has a faculty to student ratio of 1:8, comprising of 2,174 administrative staff, 5,726 academic staff and a student population of 43,790. The academic staff consists of professors, lecturers, as well as researcher.

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The University of Munster provides career services and consultation to help graduates consult and find their career life. The alumni club is a vast network and graduates might able to discover a job or career opening in the company. Several graduates from University of Munster work as politician, sociologist, or become part of a religious party.

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