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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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Research Profile 2016-18 published

The School of Business, Economics and Information Systems has published its annual Research Profile for the years 2016-18. The report highlights the main research activities, achievements and publications.

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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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