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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

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.

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

Up until now, the black community in the U.S. has not received any compensation for slavery. Professor Jörg Fedtke discusses with Professor Robert Westley from Tulane University the reasons and the German concept of Vergangenheitsbewältigung.

Knowledge Transfer

This is the conclusion reached by a research team from the University of Passau and the IÉSEG School of Management in a study conducted as part of a German Research Foundation (DFG) project.

Blick in das Arbeitszimmer von Robert Koch. Quelle: RKI

Our study substantiates that the first system of general compulsory health insurance saved lives, primarily through the dissemination of exclusive medical knowledge. By Professor Stefan Bauernschuster

Prof. Dr. Dirk Heckmann überreicht Ann Cathrin Riedel den For..Net Media Awards 2020

Her newsletter renders the opportunities and challenges of digitalisation comprehensible to a broad public. Ann Cathrin Riedel, chairwoman of Digital Policy LOAD e.V., has received the first For..Net Media Award.

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