EUNIS 2017


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The University of Münster

With about 43,000 students, the University of Münster (WWU) is one of the largest universities in Germany. Combining a wide variety of study programmes and a diversified research profile with Münster’s atmosphere and high quality of life, the university has become an attraction for students and scholars from home and abroad. Top marks in the CHE (Centre for Higher Education) university rankings, the assignment of two Clusters of Excellence, and 10 Leibniz prize winners demonstrate the university’s high standards in research and teaching. More than 550 partnership agreements with academic institutions worldwide show its international orientation.

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Informatics at Münster University

The University of Münster unites a wide spectrum of informatics with the Institute of Informatics as the core department, surrounded by the faculties of Information Systems, Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics (including working groups on Computational Biology and Evolutionary Bioinformatics), Medical Informatics, Didactics of Informatic and the Institute for Information, Telecommunication and Media Law. Münster is also home of the European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS).

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The “Zentrum für Informationsverarbeitung”

The “Zentrum für Informationsverarbeitung” (ZIV) is the service and competence centre of Münster University for IT-infrastructure, for communication and media technology, and for the transfer of media competence. The ZIV performs both centralised and decentralised services, including planning, installation, operating and support as well as service and maintenance. Furthermore, it supports activities on a decentralised level which refer to the whole communication network, the telecommunication system, audio-visual media, computers, system software and application software.