University of Münster

Private University

Münster, Germany

The University of Münster, officially known as Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster in German, was established in 1780 in the city of Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany. the history of the University of Münster traces back to 16th century when the Münster's Jesuit College, or Jesuiten-K Read more


Highlights of University of Münster

  • The University of Münster is known for research institutes such as the Institute of Applied Information Technology, Centre for Hospital Management, and Institute for Philosophy of Law, Institute of Psychological Therapy, and the Institute of Spatial Planning.
  • The professors and alumni of the University of Münster have won 10  Leibniz Prizes, the most prestigious as well as the best-funded prize in Europe, and one Fields Medal.
  • According to the Leiden University Ranking, the University of Münster is ranked #3 in the best German university in the size-independent ranking. 
  • The University of Münster has become a point of attraction for Botanischer Garten Münster, the university's oldest botanical garden.
  • Apart from the research institutes, the University of Münster comprises of three prestigious centers, Centre for Nanotechnology, Research Centre for Information Systems and the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine.
  • The University of Münster has a library which is known as the Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Münster (ULB), which has a collection of over 6.2 million volumes of which 2.68 million volumes are held in the ULB, while 3.53 million volumes are held by the 146 faculty and department libraries.

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