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Apply now for winter semester 2017-18

We are currently accepting applications for our degree programmes starting in October 2017. Depending on the degree programme, the application deadlines are 15 June, 30 June and 15 July.

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Inhabitants of a village in Malawi are informed of the public works programme under examination by the Passau researchers.

Development policy: learning from mistakes

Public works programmes are popular among donors and governments – but are they effective? Professor Michael Grimm and his team are investigating a public works programme in Malawi.Read on

Professor Jan Krämer

Net neutrality: good reasons to allow exemptions

Professor Jan Krämer, a spokesperson for the planned research cluster CyberSpaces, explains in this video clip why net neutrality might not always be a good thing.Read on

Sports at the University of Passau

Partner University of High Performance Sports

With about 50 sports classes, special support for high performance athletes and recreational sports facilities, the sports centre has something for everyone.Read on


Professor Freitag receives the 2017 Cross Border Award

On 1 June, Professor Burkhard Freitag was given the 2017 Cross Border Award for his outstanding...

‘Three River Dragons‘ are the new German Quidditch Champions

Passau University’s Quidditch team has achieved the greatest success of its three-year history: the...

University of Passau once again scores highly in the latest CHE rankings

The latest rankings from the Centre for University Development (CHE) attest to the excellent...