The Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

The Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster Ranking

country rank: 16
world rank: 209

University Overview

The Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (University of Münster) was founded in 1780 and is a non-profit public higher-education institution in the midsize city of Münster (population range of 250,000-499,999 people), North Rhine-Westphalia. Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU)  ranking is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (Ministry of Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia). In a variety of fields of study, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU) provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 240-year-old German university maintains a rigorous admissions process based on students’ previous academic records and ratings. The admittance rate ranges from 10% to 20%, making this German higher education school very exclusive. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students at Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU)  ranking  have access to a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

The Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster Ranking

University Identity

Name Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Acronym WWU
Founded 1780
Motto wissen.leben living.knowledge
Colours Ral 9004 and ral 5021

University Location

Address Schlossplatz 2 Münster 48149 North Rhine-Westphalia Germany
Tel +49 (251) 83 0
Fax +49 (251) 83 24831

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
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 10-20%
Admission Office Schlossplatz 2 Münster 48149 (251) 83 20001

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes


Memberships and Affiliations

European University Association (EUA) German U15

Social Media

Wikipedia Article

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