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What potential do large language models offer for the humanities? 488 representatives from the field of digital humanities discussed this question, among others, in Passau.

Prof. Dr. Horst Bredekamp, HU Berlin

Fake News, Fake Views? In einer Ringvorlesung haben Wissenschaftler*innen der Universität Passau und Gäste, darunter Prof. Dr. Horst Bredekamp, aktuelle und historische Bildphänomene zum Thema Mensch und Staat im Bild ausgelotet.

Jelena Mitrović is interim Junior Professor of Computational Rhetoric and NLP at the University of Passau.

From Serbia to Passau, from junior researcher to interim Junior Professor of Computational Rhetoric and NLP: Jelena Mitrović combines the ancient art of Rhetoric with Artificial Intelligence.

International Guests

Dr Gianluca Grimalda, who became known as the researcher who refuses to fly, continues his studies on social cohesion and climate change as a PICAIS-fellow at the University of Passau.

Teilnehmer*innen des deutsch-ukrainischen Symposiums für Cybersicherheit.

Researchers and experts from various fields came together to discuss digital security challenges and solutions at a German-Ukrainian roundtable symposium held in Passau to mark International Computer Security Day.

Prof. Dr. Marc Van de Velde und Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Eroms vor der Bibliothek im Nikolakloster.

Forty years after joining the University of Passau as the university's first research fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Stiftung, Marc Van de Velde returns to visit the city where he has friends to this day.

Knowledge Transfer

Out of the lecture halls and into the city: in the Kant Jubilee Year, a team of young researchers wants to discuss the philosopher's understanding of freedom with society and young people.

Stepan Gagin und Prof. Dr. Hermann de Meer im Gespräch.

The EU Horizon project RENergetic is researching how renewable energy hubs can optimise energy self-sufficiency. As part of the project, a team from the University of Passau is developing smart solutions integrating IT and legal perspectives.

Professor Carolin Häussler is a member of the Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation (EFI), which presented the annual report 2024 to Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Federal Research Minister Bettina Stark-Watzinger.

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