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Dominic Habel, Graduate Teaching Assistant at the Chair for Public Law, Media Law and Information Law accepts the first prize of the ‘Hochsprung’ award. Photo: HOCHSPRUNG

Legal advice from students: law simulation wins ‘Hochsprung’ award

A simulation game for law students, developed at the University of Passau, has won first place in the ‘Hochsprung’ (‘high jump’) competition. As part of the simulation, regional business start-ups receive comprehensive legal...

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Professor Ursula Reutner (l.) and Professor Susanne Hartwig (r.) with the award winners Marie-Claire Pfeiffer (second from the left) and Theresa Lang. Photo: University of Passau

Facets of a country: ‘Día de Cuba’ celebrated at the University of Passau

With its beautiful beaches, clear blue sea, stirring rhythms and a fascinating culture, Cuba is a very popular travel destination. The ‘Día de Cuba’ held at the University of Passau is dedicated to the Caribbean island nation.

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Professor Harald Kosch, photo: University of Passau

Professor Harald Kosch appointed Vice President of the University

The University Council has elected Professor Harald Kosch as Vice President for Academic Infrastructure and IT Facilities. Professor Kosch took office on 1 December and will serve as Vice President for a term of two years. This...

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The image shows the scholarship holders and their sponsors. Photo: University of Passau

University of Passau grants ‘Deutschlandstipendium’ scholarships to 48 students

This December, 48 students studying at the University of Passau have been awarded with scholarships by the University’s President Professor Carola Jungwirth. For one year, the scholarship holders will receive 300 euros per month,...

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University of Passau rejects framework contract on copyright-protected content

In last week's meeting, the University Executive resolved to opt out of the framework contract with VG Wort. As a result, the members of the University of Passau will be faced with significant changes as of 1 January 2017, when...

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