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Founded in 793, Münster is one of the oldest and most picturesque university towns in Germany. It became the capital of Westphalia and was chosen as the scene for the signing of the Peace Treaty after the Thirty Years War in 1648.


University of Münster,
Münster, Germany
WVU Exchange Program

As the third largest university in Germany, the University of Münster is dedicated to quality teaching and education for its 36,000 students.

Fast Facts

  • Language: English and German - while taking only English-taught classes is pos-sible, an intermediate level of German is highly recommended
  • Eligibility: Must be a junior or senior in good academic standing with a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Accommodations: Limited on-campus rooms available, off-campus optional
  • Duration: Semester or full year
  • Semester Dates: Fall - late August through early January, Spring - early February through late May


  • WVU Tuition
  • $100 Administrative Fee
  • $50 CMI Insurance
  • $1,100 - $1,400 Airfare
  • $135 Passport
  • $280 - $400 per month Housing
  • $65 - $70 Student Visa
  • $1,500 - $1,800 Other


The following is a sampling of classes consistently offered in English All classes must be approved for WVU credit.

  • Investment Analysis
  • Business Cooperation: Governance
  • Quantitative Mktg
  • Corporate Finance
  • Advanced Marketing
  • Rational Decision Making
  • Trade theory and Policy
  • Principles of Econ
  • Advanced Statistics
  • Econometrics I & II
  • Internet Economics
  • Computer Structures and Op Systems
  • Business and Intercultural Communication