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Childcare in Münster

Around 180 kindergartens and day-care centres provide childcare in Münster. The variety is great: the offer ranges from parents' initiatives to municipal and church facilities (including some inclusive day-care centres) to forest kindergartens. For the very young, there are also around 290 day carers.

You can find the right childcare facility for your child using the City of Münster's Kita-Navigator: You can filter the search form according to the type of childcare and have offers in your district or in the vicinity of your home displayed. Or you can look at the locations of the daycare centres directly on a map.

Schools in Münster

The range of educational opportunities in Münster is as broad as in almost any other city in the region. All types of schools up to the highest levels of education at the nine universities are represented. Especially for the youngest pupils, the distances are short. You can find the right school for your child in the school database of the city of Münster:

  • 45 primary schools
  • one PRIMUS school (at two locations)
  • one school for the sick
  • ten special schools (focus on: Learning; Emotional and Social Development; Mental Development; Language; Hearing and Communication; Vision; Physical and Motor Development).
  • four lower secondary schools
  • six secondary schools
  • one secondary school
  • three comprehensive schools
  • 14 grammar schools (including one girls' grammar school)
  • one Waldorf school
  • one Montessori school
  • two further education colleges (day classes and evening classes)
  • eleven vocational colleges/vocational schools
  • seven universities (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Katholische Hochschule NRW, Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule, Musikhochschule, Kunstakademie, Deutsche Hochschule der Polizei, FOM-Hochschule für Berufstätige)
  • two universities of applied sciences (Münster University of Applied Sciences, North Rhine-Westphalia University of Applied Sciences for Public Administration)

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