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The University of Passau focuses its research on the guiding themes of ‘Digitalisation, Networked Society and (Internet) Cultures’, ‘Europe and Global Transformation’ and ‘Migration, Sustainable Development and Just Order’. The Digital Research Magazine presents selected projects on the University's research themes in a high-quality online format. 

Sustainable Development


Screenshot aus dem Video-Abstract von Professorin Carolin Häussler zur Studie: "Founder-Inventors and Their Investors: Spurring Firm Survival and Growth."

Received wisdom states that business founders should withdraw from their company once it achieves a certain size. A study conducted by researchers from the University of Passau, from Frankfurt and Heilbronn comes to a different conclusion.

International Guests

Foto von dem Gastforscher Dr. Vinicius Mariano de Carvalho vor der Innwiese der Universität Passau

In May 2019 Dr Vinicius Mariano de Carvalho took part in the international programme for guests scholars, by invitation from Professor Dr Malte Steinbrink. In interview, he explains the reasons for Bolsonaro's electoral success.

Humboldt-Stipendiatin Mindy Nunez Duffourc aus New Orleans, USA, zusammen mit ihrem Mann René und ihrem Sohn Rainier während des Videodrehs in der Höllgasse in der Altstadt von Passau

‘I think Passau is a very family-friendly town’: Mindy Nunez Duffourc lived in Passau from October 2016 to March 2019 to conduct comparative research on medical malpractice law at the Chair of Common Law, which is held by Professor Jörg Fedtke.

[Translate to English:] Die EU aus US-Perspektive: Phil Bednarczyk bei seinem Vortrag an der Universität Passau

Phil Bednarczyk, political advisor on Europe for the US Congress, has spent the last months as Robert Bosch Fellow in Passau and Dresden. His impressions. By Phil Bednarczyk


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