Graduation and Doctoral Thesis Celebration on 2 October, 2019

02.10.2019

On Wednesday, the 2nd of October, 2019, the University of Salzburg warmly congratulated 52 graduates who celebrated their graduations and/or completions of doctoral theses.

Erwin Kräutler Prize 2019 goes to Gideon Pwakim from Nigeria

02.10.2019

On 8 October, the priest and theologian, Gideon Pwakim, was awarded the Erwin Kräutler Prize 2019 for his successful liberation-theological and socio-scientific discussion of religiously charged conflicts in his homeland of Nigeria. The prize is named after the longtime Bishop of Xingu/Brazil and alternative Nobel laureate, Erwin Kräutler, who has campaigned for over five decades for the rights of the people in the Amazon.

Orientation Days and Welcome for First Semester Students

24.09.2019

The orientation days for first semester students at the University of Salzburg will take place from 24 to 26 September in the Großen Universitätsaula. This Tuesday, they opened with the "Welcome Day" in cooperation with the city and province of Salzburg.

The City and University of Salzburg Welcome International Exchange Students

23.09.2019

More than 380 exchange students from more than 50 countries begin their studies abroad at the University of Salzburg at the beginning of the winter semester 2019/20. Bürgermeister-Stv. Dr. Barbara Unterkofler, Dr. Sabine Veits-Falk and Vice-Rector Prof. Dr. Sylvia Hahn welcomed the students on Monday in the Marmorsaal des Schlosses Mirabell in the "City of Knowledge Salzburg". The evening was musically framed by three gifted musicians of the Universität Mozarteum.

University of Salzburg Achieves Top Rankings in Research

23.09.2019

In the latest issue of U-Multirank, the University of Salzburg is represented with the subjects Life Sciences, Information Technology, and Mathematics. In comparison with the other participating universities, these subject areas have often achieved very good rankings.
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    At the 122nd Annual Meeting in Paderborn, the Salzburg educational scientist, Sabine Seichter, was elected to the board of the interdisciplinary and international Görres-Gesellschaft.
    "The Paris-Lodron-University Salzburg sincerely congratulates its honorary doctor, Peter Handke, on the award of the Nobel Prize for Literature 2019", emphasizes Rector Hendrik Lehnert. The University’s bond to the life and work of this important Austrian author is documented on several levels, in particular with the Salzburg Germanists and the Literary Archive, according to Lehnert.
    The battery researchers from the Department of Chemistry and Physics of the Materials of PLUS congratulate and rejoice with the three freshly curated Nobel Laureates John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham, and Akira Yoshino!
    On his 39th wedding anniversary, the University of Salzburg adopted university professor, Heinrich Schmidinger, as Rector. He now looks forward to a little less responsibility, he said at the ceremony in the Großen Universitätsaula.
    On 18 September, 2019, the second round of Karriere_Mentoring III, the career development program for female scientists (PhD and post-doctoral students) of the Universities of Krems, Linz and Salzburg, began.
    History in regional museums, but how? A lecture series in cooperation with the Landesverband der Salzburger Museen und Sammlungen discusses concepts and practice.
    The moon as the brightest night star with its changing shape during the month, its disappearance on new moon or the exceptional event of an eclipse has inspired people of all ages, including Ancient Egypt, to reflect on the causes and effects of these phenomena.
    The Impact Forum Europe is coming to Salzburg for the sixth time with the topic ESG Regulation - Impact of the EU Action Plan.
    This year Japan and Austria celebrate the 150th anniversary of the signing of the bilateral friendship treaty. On this occasion, the University of Salzburg is organizing the conference "Japan and Viennese Modernism" in cooperation with the city and province of Salzburg.
    The Department of Slavonic Studies would like to cordially invite you, together with the cultural center DAS KINO, to the fourth part of our successful cinema series of East and Central European films. The film club "Slawistyka, Slavistika, Cлавистика" presents award-winning current Polish, Russian and Czech films with social and political themes.
    Democracy and the rule of law seem to have experienced better times in Europe. The recent developments in many countries point to a dismantling of the rule of law, fundamental rights and democracy.
    On 24.10.2019, the Salzburg Social and Medical Law Days, which were launched in the previous year in cooperation between the Federation of Austrian Social Security Institutions and the Department of Labor and Economic Law of the University of Salzburg, will take place for the second time. The aim of this series of events is the discussion of current social security issues from the perspective of science and practice.
    The WissensNetzwerk Recht, Wirtschaft und Arbeitswelt der Universität Salzburg has organized a symposium, which will be held the 31st of October, 2019, on income taxation of partnerships (co-entrepreneurship).
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  • 17.10.19 Salzburger Juristische Gesellschaft
    21.10.19 Dr. Gilles R. Bourret Venia: „Materialwissenschaft“
    22.10.19 Dr. Roland Geisberger Venia: „Molekulare Biologie“
    23.10.19 Praxisdialog im Steuerrecht
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