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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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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 1,820
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 3.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 3.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase no data available

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 74.0 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 50.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 1/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 3/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment not specified
Master theses in cooperation with work environment not specified


Publications per academic 2.1
Third party funds per academic 55.1 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.9
Research reputation 13.2 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.2
Courses offered 2.4
Study organisation 2.0
Exams 2.4
Excursions 2.4
Research orientation 2.3
Job market preparation 2.4
Support for stays abroad 2.1
Rooms 1.4
Library 2.0
IT-infrastructure 1.9
Overall study situation 2.1

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 580
Teacher qualification programmes TQ degrees: Two-Subject-Bachelor, Bachelor of Education, Master of Education
Teacher qualification centre Link
Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Teaching is research-based and oriented on fieldwork and experimentation.
  • 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 a modern analytical lab for analysing plant, soil, water and air samples.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Global change and globalisation; time and space information processing; spatial analysis, planning sciences and management; social and spatio-structural change; process and substance analysis in ecosystems; geo-didactic teaching and learning research
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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