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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 visiting students from Zhejiang International Studies University together with University Vice President Ursula Reutner (standing, second from the left), Professor Matthias Brandl (right) and Dr Hans-Stefan Fuchs (left). Photo: University of Passau

Teacher education students from Hangzhou, China attend the ZLF Autumn School at the University of Passau

As a first milestone in the student exchange programme between Zhejiang International Studies University and the University of Passau, the University’s Teacher Education Centre (ZLF) was very pleased to welcome twenty Chinese...

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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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