Welcome to the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg!

Vizerektorin für Internationale Beziehungen und Kommunikation: ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Sylvia Hahn

Dear Students,

We are very happy that you have chosen our university for your international or Erasmus exchange year. The University of Salzburg is both a very old, and at the same time, a very new and modern university. It was first founded in 1622 as a Catholic Benedictine University by the former Arch-bishop of Salzburg, Paris Lodron, who was born in the small northern Italian city of Rovereto. At the beginning of the 19th century, the university was closed down during the Napoleonic Wars and was not reopened afterwards, when Salzburg became part of the Austrian Empire. The University was only re-established as a public university in 1962.  It expanded continuously during the following decades and is now a major institution. Today the University of Salzburg consists of four faculties with nearly 2.800 employees and approximately 18.000 students. One remarkable aspect of the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg is that its many different buildings are spread out all over the old part of the city, in the green areas of Nonntal and Freisaal and even on the Mönchsberg.  Some of the buildings date back to the time of the original founding of the University of Salzburg in the 17th century, while others are newly built with modern designs; however, all are provided with up-to-date facilities for teaching, learning and research. I hope that you will have an interesting and enjoyable stay here in Salzburg and I wish you all the best and a wonderful time at our university!

ao.Univ. Prof. Dr. Sylvia Hahn

Vice Rector of International Relations and Communication

 

 

  • News
    On 28 and 29 March, the symposium by Dr. Robert R. Junker, Life Sciences, in cooperation with the DSPs "Dynamic Mountain Environments" and "Statistics and Applied Data Science" will take place. This is the kick-off event of the START Project (FWF) "Successional Generation of Functional Multidiversity".
    From 29 July 29 to 30 August, 2019, the Kinderbüro of the University of Salzburg will again offer summer care in the premises of the Faculty of Natural Sciences. Children between the ages of 3 and 10 are looked after by experienced pedagogues.
    The exercise is organized by the ZAMG, the Austrian Armed Forces and the University of Salzburg and takes place in the Schwarzenberg barracks in Salzburg.
    On 22 March, 2019, Dr. Zsófia Horváth will hold a guest lecture on "Saline pond metacommunities: from local stressors to landscape connectivity". It will take place in Hörsaal 421 of the NW Faculty, Hellbrunnerstrasse 34 at 14:00. The Department of Biosciences cordially invites all who wish to attend!
    Prof. Dr. Andreas Nehring offers courses in the SS 2019 on the subject of "Hinduism" at the Zentrum Theologie Interkulturell und Studium der Religionen.
    Lecture Series in the course of the LV 999.922 Global Challenges in the Summer Semester 2019
    A train-the-trainer workshop series in the program area of Contemporary Art and Culture Production. This workshop series is about getting to know each other, reflection, trying out different mediation formats, toolboxes and work materials. They provide different approaches and teaching tools for working in museums and cultural institutions, for school work and for adult education.
    The (English-language) seminar on “Transnational Supply Chains and Domestic Human Rights Litigation” deals with legal questions that arise when human rights abuses in transnational supply chains give rise to domestic law suits.
    Summer Term 2019: Seminar Space Law …with an excursion to the European Space Agency and a visit to the new VEGA observatory.
    After his two books about Pinzgau, Walter Thaler has returned to his favorite topic - the Province. He traces the path of life and suffering of more than 60 personalities who come from the Pongau or who have spent or suffered a significant part of their lives here.
    The early modern trans-Pacific relations are best known for the famous Manila galleons, which crossed the Pacific between Manila and Acapulco at regular intervals between 1565 and 1915. Large quantities of South American silver, e.g. from the mines in Potosí, then flowed to China via the Philippines. But not only silk found its way to Latin America in exchange. The talk will give some insights into the diverse, indirect relations between China and the Viceroyalty of Peru.
    At 19:00 on 20 March, 2019, Lydia Mischkulnig, Kurt Neumann and Anton Thuswaldner will talk about "What is good literature?". Moderation: Manfred Mittermayer, Concept: Alfred Winter. Admission is free.
    "Designing professional development of teachers to support domain specific thinking in history education"
    Dr. Eric Driscoll will speak on "The American School of Classical Studies at Athens”, Tuesday, 9 April, 2019, at 13:15 - Residenzplatz 1 Stiege 4, SR 1.42.
    Announcement of the INAUGURAL LECTURES by Univ.-Prof. Dr. András Jakab, Univ.-Prof. Dr. Reinhard Klaushofer and Univ.-Prof. Dr. Sebastian Schmid - Department of Public Law, International and European Law.
  • Veranstaltungen
  • 19.03.19 Exkursion Magistrat Salzburg
    20.03.19 Tracking dynamic attention in perception, working memory, and action
    20.03.19 „Ich bin der grobe Waldrechter“. Martin Luthers Polemikstil
    20.03.19 Öffentliche Ringvorlesung: Literatur- und Kulturgeschichte der Polemik
    20.03.19 „China und das Vizekönigreich Peru in der Frühen Neuzeit - Einige Anmerkungen zu Chinas indirekten transpazifischen Beziehungen“
    20.03.19 Sprachwandel R/Evolution von unsichtbarer Hand ?
    20.03.19 von Walter Thaler: Pongauer! Lebens- und Leidenswege; 60 Portraits aus der Provinz
    23.03.19 Treffen der österreichischen NeutestamentlerInnen 2019
    25.03.19 Writing a Riot: Documenting Feminist Histories Using Zines
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