The University of Passau
Professors Michael Grimm and Martina Padmanabhan

Gender, climate, environment

Does climate change affect women more than men? Who profits more from digitalisation? Sociologist Professor Martina Padmanabhan and Development Economist Professor Michael Grimm have founded a European network of excellence on Feminist Political Ecology that carefully examines gender relations in the responses to environmental challenges.

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German Courses Passau students

Learn German in an Academic German Semester

Do you have B1 German language skills but need to perfect them before starting on a German-taught degree programme? Apply now for our Academic German Semester paid programme.Read on

The main lecture theatre building (Audimax) of the University of Passau

University of Passau among the top 25% worldwide

This year, the University of Passau took part for the first time in the Times Higher Education Rankings and was ranked among the best 25 percent.Read on

The Central Library reading room of the University of Passau

Digital reserve collections: agreement with VG Wort

The Standing Conference of Education Ministers (KMK) and the VG Wort collecting agency have agreed to extend the current flat-rate payment system until 28 February 2018.Read on


A gratifying result in the Times Higher Education Rankings

For the first time, the University of Passau took part in the Times Higher Education (THE) Rankings...

President's welcome reception for international students and guests on 12 October

The University welcomes its international students and guests with a reception in the refectory....

Winter semester 2017-18 starts with 12,581 students

On 16 October, 12,581 students will be attending lectures at the University of Passau. Student...


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