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Survey on doctoral study at the University of Passau (stock photo)

Doctoral study survey in Stud.IP

The Representative Council for Academic and Artistic Staff and the Graduate Centre invite all doctoral students to take part in the current survey on doctoral study conditions, which is open until 2 May. The results will be used to improve the doctoral student experience at the University. Please log on to Stud.IP to complete the questionnaire.

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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

A study on the market power of tech giants

Discrimination of search results may work in consumers' favour

Should discriminating practices of tech giants such as paid prominence be banned outright? Researchers from Passau and Belgium think that might not be in consumers' best interests.Read on

German courses for international students

Learn German in one academic year

The University is currently accepting applications for the Academic German Year programme starting in October (winter semester). Please read on for details.Read on


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