University of Munster

University of Münster

With approximately 44,500 students, the University of Münster is one of the largest universities in Germany. The University draws students, scholars and researchers from around the world – and not only because of its broad range of degree programmes and multifaceted research profile, but also the atmosphere and quality of life in Münster. As a research-oriented university, the University of Münster oversees pioneering research in the fields of the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, life sciences, business and economics, and law. Some 580 professors and 4,850 academic staff members teach and conduct research in 15 faculties. Two clusters of excellence, 19 collaborative research centres (SFBs), several research training groups and independent junior research groups, numerous interdisciplinary research centres and research projects provide the foundation for inter- and transdisciplinary collaborations and excellent individual research at the disciplinary level. Researchers in Münster maintain professional contacts all over the world. Through official partnerships and cooperation agreements, the University of Münster has cultivated ties with more than 550 universities and scientific institutes worldwide.

Researchers implicated in the project: Mareike Dahmer-Heath, Martin Konrad, Sven Sieveneck