Past press releases

Past press releases

Group photograph taken at the presentation event.

Gender equality in Tunisia: weak economy weakens women's standing

Tunisia is regarded as a trailblazer when it comes to women's rights in the Islamic world. However, a weak economy exacerbates traditional gender role thinking, as a team of researchers from the University of Passau found in a...

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THE Young University Ranking: University of Passau in the top 30

Following its successful participation in the Times Higher Education Ranking 2018, the University has attained a further outstanding result in the THE's Young University Ranking 2018, which compares universities established less...

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From left to right: Hector Francisco Dama, Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business; Professor Romina Cavalli, Pro-Rector for Teaching; Professor Ursula Reutner; Professor Carlos Ignacio Salvadores de Arzuaga, Rector of Universidad del Salvador; Dr Luciana Tondello, Pro-Rector for Research; Claudio Blanchard, Programme Director. All photos (c) Universidad del Salvador.

Professor Ursula Reutner receives honorary doctorate from Universidad del Salvador

Upon nomination by its Faculty of Economics and Business, Professor Ursula Reutner (Chair of Romance Languages and Cultures) was awarded the coveted doctorate honoris causa of Universidad del Salvador (USAL) in Buenos Aires,...

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Portrait photographs of Professor Jan Krämer and Dr Daniel Schnurr

Researchers advise against non-discrimination obligations for big online platforms

Researchers from Passau and Namur, Belgium, have investigated discriminatory practices of online platforms such as sponsored search results and paid prominence. The research was commissioned by Brussels-based think tank CERRE....

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Dr Paul Alibert (Attaché for Science and University Co-operation for Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg), author Professor Ursula Reutner, French Consul General Pierre Lanapats, Director of Institut Français, Thomas Vautravers (source: Institut Français, Munich)

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 the linguistic situation in French-speaking countries according to a uniform set of criteria and following a systematic structure....

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