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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

The hole in the building of the regional administration in the city of Mykolaiv is symbolic of the heavy fighting currently taking place at the front lines in the south of the country.

Alina Kasinska fled from the heavily bombarded city of Mykolaiv. Thanks to funding from the VolkswagenStiftung, together with Olha Komelina and scholars from Passau and the USA, she will study the war's impacts upon natural reserves. With video

Prof. Grimm und Dr. Asiedu im Gespräch über Armut in Ghana.

Dr Edward Asiedu from Ghana experienced poverty in his childhood. Now he is researching ways to effectively combat it. In this interview with Professor Grimm, he reveals what he hopes to gain from his stay in Passau.

Portrait von Prof. Dr. Christine Schmitt und Dr. João De Deus Vidal Júnior.

He almost had to give up his research because of the financial crisis in Brazil. But thanks to a Humboldt Fellowship, biologist Dr João De Deus Vidal Júnior can continue working on tropical mountain regions - with Professor Christine Schmitt.

Knowledge Transfer

Symbolbild für Mobilität im ländlichen Raum. Autolichter auf einer ländlichen Straße, umgeben von Wald.

In collaboration with business partners, researchers at the University of Passau are developing ways to improve mobility in rural regions and expand e-vehicle charging infrastructure.

The conference room at the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

The conference “Vectors of Data Disclosure” at the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities underlined the necessity of an interdisciplinary analysis of the personal disclosure decision – and gave the project team much food for thought.

Lviv, Stadt im Westen der Ukraine, nahe der polnischen Grenze. Foto: Adobe Stock

In the Ukrainian city of Lviv, sirens are howling outside while Oleksandr Rudyak sits inside, conferencing online with Professor Andreas König about his mater's thesis. And both have an idea.

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