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Passau among the leading 25% worldwide universities

The University of Passau took part for the first time in this year's Times Higher Education Rankings and achieved a ranking in the 201-250 group, placing it among the best 25 percent.

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Typology of Francophonies

The Typology of Francophonies throughout the world (ToF) project is aimed at developing a comprehensive description of the distribution of the French language around the globe.Read on

Coal barges come down the Mahakam river in Samarinda East Kalimantan. Photo by Kemal Yufri Greenpeace

Mining, Power and Gender in Indonesia

How does the mining industry affect indigenous groups, gender-specific power constellations and the environment? Passau's anthropologist Dr Kristina Großmann is researching these issues in Indonesia.Read on

The Graduate Centre of the University of Passau

Graduate Centre

The Graduate Centre offers high-calibre training programmes that cater to the needs of early career researchers of all academic disciplines.Read on


Chair of Romance Languages and Cultures publishes first handbook on the distribution of the French language around the globe

The handbook, titled Manuel des francophonies, is the result of the first comprehensive survey of...

Fraunhofer IIS to set up a research group at the University

For Passau, it's an old dream come true – a non-university research institution setting up a branch...

Study on the success of free digital services

Professor Jan Hendrik Schumann’s Chair for Marketing and Innovation has researched the success of...


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