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Thomas Leebmann and Professor Burkhard Freitag at the Cross Border Award ceremony. Photograph: IHK Niederbayern.

Professor Freitag receives the 2017 Cross Border Award

On 1 June, Professor Burkhard Freitag was given the 2017 Cross Border Award for his outstanding contributions to partnerships between the University of Passau and other universities in the neighbouring regions of Austria, the...

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The ‘Three River Dragons Passau’ are German Quidditch Champions. Photograph: Weichselbaumer

‘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 ‘Three River Dragons’ around Team Captain Heiner Elsner and trainer Ida Meyenberg clinched the title at the German Quidditch...

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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 research and teaching at the University of Passau: Passau’s undergraduate Law programme is one of the best among all tested German...

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About 150 students from all over the world tool part in the evening event on the International Day at the University of Passau. Image: University of Passau.

30 years of Erasmus: an evening with students from all over the world

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the ERASMUS programme, the University of Passau held an evening event in the refectory on its International Day. Around 150 international students and prospective exchange students about...

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Academics from the universities of Passau and Paderborn collaborate in the Digivation project. Professor Jan H. Schumann (rear left) leads the Passau team. Photo: University of Paderborn

The digital transformation of the economy: 1.5 million euros in federal funding for research project 'Digivation'.

Digital transformation is the growth and innovation engine par excellence. Nevertheless, German small and medium-sized enterprises have only partly begun to exploit the potentials that digitalisation offers. For this reason the...

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