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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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Survey on doctoral study at the University of Passau (stock photo)

Doctoral study survey in Stud.IP

The Representative Council for Academic and Artistic Staff and the Graduate Centre invite all doctoral students to take part in the current survey on doctoral study conditions, which is open until 2 May. The results will be used...

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A study on the market power of tech giants

Discrimination of search results may work in consumers' favour

Should discriminating practices of tech giants such as paid prominence be banned outright? Researchers from Passau and Belgium who carried out a study for Brussels-based think tank CERRE think that might not be in consumers' best...

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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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