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Ursula Reutner appointed member of the BAYLAT executive board

Bavarian State Minister of Science and the Arts Professor Marion Kiechle appointed Professor Ursula Reutner (Chair of Romance Languages and Cultures) as a member of the executive board of Bayerisches Hochschulzentrum für...

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Software testing using a smartphone

IMPRESS: Making software testing fun

Researchers from the University are involved in a Europe-wide project that develops games to arouse students' interests in software testing, with highly promising results.

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Consul General Soetikno was welcomed by (from right to left) Professors Rüdiger Korff, Martina Padmanabhan, Michael Grimm, Monika Arnez and Bernhard Dahm. Photo: University of Passau

Consul General of Indonesia visits the University of Passau

Consul General of Indonesia, Toferry Primanda Soetikno, visited the University upon invitation of Professor Martina Padmanabhan (Chair of Comparative Development and Cultural Studies with a focus on Southeast Asia) and Interim...

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From left to right: Professor Michael Grimm, Tunisian Women's Minister Naziha Laabidi and Executive Director of the Centre of Arab Women for Training in Research Dr Soukaina Bouraoui at the workshop in Tunis.

Tunisia: Weak economy weakens women's standing

Tunisia is regarded as a trailblazer when it comes to women's rights in the Islamic world. However, a weak economy exacerbates traditional gender role thinking, as a study conducted by the Chair of Development Economics shows.

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Group photograph taken at the presentation event.

Gender equality in Tunisia: weak economy weakens women's standing

Tunisia is regarded as a trailblazer when it comes to women's rights in the Islamic world. However, a weak economy exacerbates traditional gender role thinking, as a team of researchers from the University of Passau found in a...

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