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Tenure track programme for funding young academics

On 21 September 2017, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) announced the result of the selection meeting for the tenure track programme for promoting young academics, in which the University of Passau also...

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Gender, climate, environment

Does climate change impact women more than men? Who profits more from digitalization? The sociologist Professor Martina Padmanabhan and the Development Economist Professor Michael Grimm have founded a European network of...

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Dialects can thrive in digital communication

In this German video clip, Rüdiger Harnisch, a professor of linguistics at the University of Passau, explains why he believes digitalisation and digital communication may be beneficial for dialects.

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28th International Telecommunications Society Conference to take place at the University of Passau from 30 July to 3 August

After Cambridge, Madrid and Brussels, the latest regional conference of the International Telecommunications Society will take place at the University of Passau.

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An interview with Professor Andreas König

'Digitalisation is about a change in the mindset'

Germany is lagging behind in digitalisation, partly due to senior executives’ mindset and a lack of understanding of what it entails. Professor Andreas König, spokesperson for the planned CyberSpaces Cluster, explains what it...

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