Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Dr. h.c. Jörg Becker
(spokesman of the board)

Welcome to the web page of the Centre for Europe,

we are an institutionalized, interdisciplinary network of scientists at the University of Münster focusing on EU related and EU funded activities.

With the Lisbon strategy, the EU has set itself the goal of making Europe one of the most competitive regions of the world. To achieve this goal, we need international and interdisciplinary research in collaborative research projects at European and national level. With the establishment of Centre for Europe in December 2015, the University of Münster is active in Brussels, to support the internationally active researchers of the University of Münster in positioning themselves in the EU funding landscape. The goals of the Centre for Europe are the pooling, support, justification and encouragement of all Europe-related activities at the University. Find out more about our activities, our members and our current EU-funded projects. You can also have a look at our brochure about EUropean Research at the University of Münster to explore the various possiblities.


Seed funding for EU project proposals (Seed Funding EU)

With the seed funding programme for EU project proposals "Seed Funding EU" the Rectorate of the University of Münster supports researchers who promote the visibility of the university in the field of EU research. For the preparation of  coordinated EU joint project proposals and MSCA consortia proposals, the seed funding  is available upon application.

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Katrin Bergener

EU Lunch Talks at the University of Münster

Register now for interesting talks and discussions

Together with safir, the European Research Services GmbH and the International Office, the Centre for Europe would like to encourage a regular exchange on EU research at the University of Münster. The aim of the meetings is to enable an exchange of experience, promote networking within the university and ultimately also to contribute to increasing the chances of success of future EU applications with participation by researchers of the University of Münster.

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Open Access

After a pilot action in FP7, Open Access was anchored as a general principle in  Horizon 2020. In principle, scientific publications in the context of a project funded by Horizon 2020 must be provided free of charge and publicly accessible online. The University of Münster supports researchers with services around Open Access publishing, including e.g. financial support. More information as well as contact persons for specific questions can be found here.