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With PRISMACLOUD, researchers from the University of Passau place the focus on cryptographic methods to enhance security and data privacy for cloud users. (Stock photo: Colourbox)

Better security for sensitive data: EU project PRISMACLOUD comes to a successful conclusion

A black felt pen, good hand-eye coordination and a photocopier: while that was all you needed to black out documents before the Digital Age, it certainly doesn’t pass muster these days. Scientists from the University's Chair of...

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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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