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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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Coal barges come down the Mahakam river in Samarinda East Kalimantan. Photo by Kemal Yufri Greenpeace

Mining, Power and Gender in Indonesia

How does the mining industry affect indigenous groups, gender-specific power constellations and the environment? Passau's anthropologist Dr Kristina Großmann is researching these issues in Indonesia.

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Parent-child corner

Parent-Child Corner Opening Celebration in the Refectory

There will be a small celebration for the opening of the parent-child corner in the refectory's winter garden on 14 December at 2:30 p.m. Any parent students or staff and their children, or anyone interested is welcome to join...

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From left to right: Walter Taubeneder (Member of the Bavarian Parliament), Gerlinde Kaupa (Deputy District Administrator), Professor Tomas Sauer, Professor Carola Jungwirth (President of the University), Professor Gerhard Waschler (Member of the Bavarian Parliament), Professor Randolf Hanke, (Head of Fraunhofer Development Center X-Ray Technology) and Jürgen Dupper (Head Mayor of the City of Passau), with a cardboard cutout of Joseph von Fraunhofer, after whom the Fraunhofer Society is named. Photo: University of Passau

Fraunhofer IIS to set up a research group at the University

For Passau, it's an old dream come true – a non-university research institution setting up a branch at the University. Now, a first step on this path has been made. Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS, headquartered...

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Individual Career Coachings

The women's representative office offers individual career coachings for female postgraduate students (i.e. masters students), teaching and research assistants, doctoral candidates, postdocs, and candidates for habilitation.

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