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A cycling wonderland and buzzing student city

One of the gems of North Rhine-Westphalia, Münster takes its name from a gorgeous medieval cathedral, which dominates the city center. Famous for its historic core, which was carefully rebuilt following World War II, modern Münster marries history, culture, and good-living, providing a place for over 50,000 students to follow their academic passions.


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One of Germany's most powerful medieval cities, modern Münster is a charming city of 300,000 people with a sophisticated cultural scene, encompassing over 30 major music venues, numerous theaters, and museums dedicated to everything from Picasso to dinosaurs. With more than 60,000 students, it's also one of Germany's pre-eminent academic centers.



Studying and Working in Münster

Münster has a good claim to being Germany's most liveable city. For one thing, it's brilliantly adapted for cyclists, with more than 500,000 bicycles in the metropolitan area. The historic core is dotted with architectural jewels, from the cathedral and St Lambertkirche, to modern gems like the Stubengasse mall. Above all else, Münster is a city of learning. The first university opened its doors in 1733, and 8 institutions call Münster home, offering exceptional researchers in cell biology, humanities, battery science, and many other subjects.

Courses tend to be oriented towards career progression, especially those based in the impressive Innovation Quarter, where academics and companies come together to spearhead new technical ideas. As you might expect, the city is also very popular with international students, who benefit from guided tours, accommodation assistance, and many other facilities. All-in-all, it's a fantastic place to study and live.


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