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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.

Prof. Dr. Jörg Trempler erklärt die Emerenz-Meier-Büste in Passau.

The district of Lower Bavaria is documenting public art on the "Art in Lower Bavaria" web platform. Thanks to the work of students at the Chair of Professor Trempler, the project has been enriched by around 70 works of art in recent months.

Ein 3-D Drucker druckt einen Kopf. Screenshot des Videos zu "Ars digitalica"

The Ars digitalica exhibition: Cooperation between the University of Passau and Galerie König-Schalinski bears witness to the fact that art and new digitisation technologies make a perfect pair.

International Guests

Kendall Taylor, University of Passau

In August 2020, the US American lawyer Kendall Taylor packed her bags to start as a guest researcher at the University of Passau. A discussion about researching abroad during the coronavirus pandemic. Interview: Florian Kammermeier

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 international panel including judges and legal scholars as well as students from the University of Passau.

Gastforscherin Silla Akbari mit Mann Parwiz und Tochter Haya. Foto: Studio Weichselbaumer

Max Planck Fellow and legal scholar Suhailah Akbari is one of very few Afghan women who pursue a professorship career. During her stay at the University of Passau, she became a mother and successfully managed to combine family and research.

Knowledge Transfer

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The TRIO university project is now going into the second half of its term. Professor Burkhard Freitag, previous scientific head of the project, and his successor Professor Tomas Sauer take a look back ... and a look ahead.

Bild des DiLab Klassenzimmers zum Projekt SKILL.de

Schools and universities closed, employees working from home, meetings online – from one day to the next, work and education had to take place digitally. And everyone involved had to learn how digital communication works. By Nicola Jacobi

Demonstrators at a Fridays for Future demonstration hold up colorful climate change signs.

In the pandemic, younger people are making sacrifices out of solidarity with the older generation. Why doesn't that work the other way round in the climate crisis? Student Janina Körber asked researchers at the University of Passau.

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