Awarded Otto Wittschier Science Scholarships 2015 - Marko Preseren and Mag. Jana Breuste


The two winners already are scientifically active at the University of Salzburg and will each receive 500 Euro per month for 10 months. The Otto-Wittschier Science Scholarship totaling 10.000, - Euro are (Financial Service Euro Vermittlungs AG) donated by the EFS-AG in commemoration of the founder Dr. Otto Wittschier.

Academic Honors and sub-auspiciis Promotions


Under the auspices of Federal President, Dr. Heinz Fischer, two Upper Austrians, Wolfgang Skala and Peter Vogl were awarded doctorates. The University conferred upon Austrian writer and literary scholar, Anna Mitgutsch, an honorary doctorate of philosophy. The title of Honorary Senator went to Otto Zich and Klaus Kuschel.

Salzburger Researchers Develop a Risk Map for Opium Cultivation in Afghanistan


Scientists at the Interfaculty Department of Geoinformatics ̶ Z_GIS at the University of Salzburg have jointly developed, with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), risk maps showing the susceptibility of opium cultivation in Afghanistan. For the first time environmental factors, especially socio-economic aspects are taken into account. The results are used to recognize and characterize potential risk

Honorary Senator Titles Conferred Upon Otto Zich and Klaus Kuschel


As part of Dies Academicus of the University of Salzburg, Otto Zich and Klaus Kuschel were honored with the titles of Honorary Senator on Thursday, 3 December.

Exhibition "Art and Criminal Justice"


In the Sala Terrena of the Faculty of Law at the University of Salzburg, the exhibition "Art and Criminal Justice" can be seen until 11 December, 2015. It is a joint project with the Faculty of Law at the European University Viadrina (Frankfurt / Oder). The large-format illustrated panels with spectacular individual cases from the recent past were designed in Frankfurt and have been installed in Salzburg.
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