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Geography, Department

Fachbereich 14 - Geowissenschaften at the Uni Münster

  • Heisenbergstraße 2
  • 48149 Münster
  • Phone: +49 251 83-30001 /-30002
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Basic information

Total number of students 1,190
Number of master degree students 352
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 3.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 88.9 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 36.8 % *

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 1/9 points
International orientation, master's 1/9 points
Outgoing students 2.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 2/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 1/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
Share of professors with work experience


Publications per academic 2.1
Third party funds per academic 79.6 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.9
Research reputation 9.3 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies 2.4
Courses offered 2.6
Study organisation 2.2
Exams 2.7
Excursions 2.3
Research orientation 2.5
Job market preparation 2.5
Support for stays abroad 2.2
Rooms 1.4
Library 1.8
IT-infrastructure 1.5 *
Overall study situation 2.2

Students' assessments on Teacher Qualification degree courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.6
Courses offered 3.0
Study organisation 2.6
Exams 3.1
Schoolpractice 3.1
Rooms 1.4
Library 2.2
IT-infrastructure 2.2
Overall study situation 2.5

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 620
Teacher qualification programmes teacher qualification degree courses are offered
Teacher qualification centre Link
Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Teaching is research-based and oriented on fieldwork and experimentation.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The Institute of Geoinformatics offers an international Master’s (Erasmus Mundus Geospatial Technologies).
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    University of Helsinki, Finnland; Université Jean Moulin, Lyon, Frankreich; University of Birmingham, Großbritanien; University Collage Cork, Irland; Università degli Studi di Milano, Italien; Vilnius University, Litauen; NTNU Trondheim, Norwegen; Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal; Lund University, Schweden; Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona, Spanien
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The teaching unit has a precision mechanical and electronic workshop, as well as a central IT department to supply the computer rooms and networks. The Institute of Landscape Ecology has an modernly equipped analytical lab for analysing plant, soil, water and air samples.
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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