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Migration, Sustainable Development and Just Order

In recent years, Europe’s responsibility to respond to global challenges with appropriate strategies for solutions has increasingly led to academic debates over questions of development amongst researchers at the University of Passau. One result of this interdisciplinary activity is the key topic ‘Migration, Sustainable Development and Just Order’. 

Bild einer indonesischen Reisbäuerin; Foto: Nathalie Luck, Universität Passau
Bild einer indonesischen Reisbäuerin; Foto: Nathalie Luck, Universität Passau

A research team at the University of Passau has investigated whether agriculture in Indonesia can be largely converted...

Paneltalk with Professor Jörg Fedtke, Brian Preston, Jaap Spier, Bastiaan Kock, Ulrich Magnus, Bernhard Koch, Markus Kiermayer, Yaroslav Kyselov
Paneltalk with Professor Jörg Fedtke, Brian Preston, Jaap Spier, Bastiaan Kock, Ulrich Magnus, Bernhard Koch, Markus Kiermayer, Yaroslav Kyselov

What role can judges play in tackling the climate crisis? Professor Jörg Fedtke discusses these and other issues with an...

Awards Ceremony of the 59th Maths Olympiad at the University of Passau
Awards Ceremony of the 59th Maths Olympiad at the University of Passau
Maths-Olympiad at the University of Passau

At the awards ceremony for the Bavarian state round of the Maths Olympiad at the University of Passau, climate expert...

Cover des Buches "Economics of Gender Inequality" von Prof. Dr. Michael Grimm und Isabel Günther
Cover des Buches "Economics of Gender Inequality" von Prof. Dr. Michael Grimm und Isabel Günther
On the occasion of International Women's Day

To mark International Women's Day, 'Economics of Gender Inequality' about the work of Professor Stephan Klasen is being...

Extreme Wetterbedingungen - wie beispielsweise Dürren - könnten den demographischen Übergang in Südafrika gefährden, zeigt eine Studie anhand von historischen Daten aus den USA.
Extreme Wetterbedingungen - wie beispielsweise Dürren - könnten den demographischen Übergang in Südafrika gefährden, zeigt eine Studie anhand von historischen Daten aus den USA.
Study

Why is the demographic transition in sub-Saharan Africa faltering? Based on historical data from the USA, I can show why...

The town of Tuncurry on the New South Wales north coast with bush fire out of control in bushland. Photo: Adobe Stock
The town of Tuncurry on the New South Wales north coast with bush fire out of control in bushland. Photo: Adobe Stock
Bushfire crisis in Australia

The Australian Federal Government would do well to remember some ideas from Western state philosophy, such as Bodin,...

Professor Jörg Fedtke, Chair of Common Law at the University of Passau, talking to Professor Robert St. Martin Westley from Tulane University
Professor Jörg Fedtke, Chair of Common Law at the University of Passau, talking to Professor Robert St. Martin Westley from Tulane University
Reparations for Slavery

Up until now, the black community in the U.S. has not received any compensation for slavery. Professor Jörg Fedtke...

Elektrofahrzeuge vor einem alten Holzhaus im Böhmerwald. Foto: e-Sumava
Elektrofahrzeuge vor einem alten Holzhaus im Böhmerwald. Foto: e-Sumava

As part of the “ELECTRIFIC” project, a Europe-wide team has developed methods for wisely managing the conversion to...

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Study

Our case study in Burkina Faso suggests that glasses costing a couple of dollars are still too expensive and need to be...

Passau researchers present the findings of their study in Tunis.
Passau researchers present the findings of their study in Tunis.
Story

Tunisia is regarded as a trailblazer when it comes to women's rights in the Islamic world. However, a weak economy...

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