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From left to right: Walter Taubeneder (Member of the Bavarian Parliament), Gerlinde Kaupa (Deputy District Administrator), Professor Tomas Sauer, Professor Carola Jungwirth (President of the University), Professor Gerhard Waschler (Member of the Bavarian Parliament), Professor Randolf Hanke, (Head of Fraunhofer Development Center X-Ray Technology) and Jürgen Dupper (Head Mayor of the City of Passau), with a cardboard cutout of Joseph von Fraunhofer, after whom the Fraunhofer Society is named. Photo: University of Passau

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 at the University. Now, a first step on this path has been made. Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS, headquartered...

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Whose name comes first? International study on the effects of naming order of authors of academic articles

A large part of academic research all over the world is conducted within teams of researchers. As this makes it difficult for the reader to discern who wrote which contribution, it has become common practice to attempt to deduce...

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THE Rankings: a great result for Computer Science at first go

Following on the heels of its good first success in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, the University of Passau can report another excellent placement, having been ranked among the 151–175 best universities in...

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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 in 2017. The result: the University is among the best 25 percent of universities worldwide. In the comparison of 1,102 leading...

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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. The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) award for exceptional achievements of international students at German universities will...

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