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16th place among the best young universities worldwide and 2nd place in Germany: University of Passau secures top ranking in THE Young University Ranking

After an outstanding performance in the Times Higher Education (THE) Ranking for 2019, the University of Passau has now achieved another top result in the latest ranking of universities aged 50 or younger ('Young University...

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Professor Donald C. Hambrick and his wife, Peg, being welcomed by University President Carola Jungwirth, Vice Presidents Harry Haupt and Harald Kosch, the Dean of the School of Business, Economics and Information Systems, Professor Michael Grimm, and Professor Andreas König. Photograph: University of Passau

Professor Donald C. Hambrick, world-renowned management scholar, receives honorary doctorate

He already holds honorary doctorates from the Sorbonne in Paris, the University of Antwerp and Erasmus University Rotterdam – as of 7 June, Professor Donald C. Hambrick of The Pennsylvania State University also holds an honorary...

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Scan process of a Peruvian mummy using 3D x-ray computer tomography

3D scans of the inside of a Peruvian mummy

'Big Picture' Project: Researchers from the University and the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS conducted detailed research on a mummy using 3D x-ray computer tomography.

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Picture of Dr Vinicius Mariano de Carvalho in front of the Innwiese of the University of Passau

'Brazil's transformation must begin in small structures'

Dr Vinicius Mariano de Carvalho took part in the international guest scholars' programme at the Chair of Human Geography. In the interview, he talks about Bolsonaro's electoral success.

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Symbolic picture: a flying airplane

Mathematical theories to counteract turbulences

The DFG project analyses infinitely dimensional systems and creates theories that may be able to provide greater stability in various situations, such as flying.

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