Münster: City of Science and Culture Münster is the academic and cultural centre of the region and a fast growing technology location all-in-one. The city has 280,000 citizens and 60,000 students. It accommodates one of Germany’s largest universities and is a member of the „Historic Highlights of Germany“. Münster’s historic city image, its high streets, restaurants and pubs, its museums and theatres makes the city not only interesting for its citizens.
In 2004 Münster received the International Award for Liveable Communities (LivCom) endorsed by the United Nations Environment Program. The City of Münster has defined Nanobiotechnology as one of the key topics in its approach to further strengthen scientific excellence. The shortly to be erected NanoBio-Center, being co-financed by the City, the designated extension of the Center for Nanotechnology (CeNTech) as well as the new European Institute of Molecular Imaging (EIMI) are only some examples for the further development of the science location Münster.
Münster can easily be reached by plane using the International Airport Münster/Osnabrück and the International Airport of Düsseldorf or Frankfurt, respectively. The city is served by the regular IC/ICE high speed train system.