The University of Salzburg will hold a three day Orientation period for new students during which they will receive general information about the study programmes offered. Timeframe: 27 – 29 September. Venue: the Große Universitätsaula.
A broad mix of topics under the general theme of "New Enlightenment" is being offered this year by the "European Forum Alpbach", which will take place from 17 August to 2 September. Around 5,000 participants from science, politics, economy and culture will discuss questions about the future of the EU and human rights issues.
In the Footsteps of the Armenian Prisoners-of-War of the Habsburg Empire in the First World War
In the chequered Armenian history, which is marked by genocide, another dark chapter has now been illuminated. The Salzburger Armenologin, Jasmine Dum-Tragut, pursued as the first researcher, traces of 200 Armenian POWs who were imprisoned in the in the camps of k.u.k. Monarchy during World War I; among them in the warehouse in Grödig/Salzburg.