From Zweig to Handke. The Collection Adolf Haslinger

26.07.2017

From 1 to 31 August, the Literaturarchiv Salzburg shows valuable autographs and documents from the Haslinger Collection. The opening of the exhibition takes place on 31 July with readings by Alois Brandstetter and Erwin Einzinger.

Salzburg: New Method for Defining the Time of Death

26.07.2017

Fabio Monticelli, the new Chief of Forensic Medicine, Salzburg-Linz, has developed a method for a more precise definition of the time of death. This was successful in the Traunsee case. Meanwhile, the Salzburg team is also cooperating with the National Forensic Service (NFS) in Seoul / South Korea to drive the project forward.

Society and Economy Studies

06.07.2017

At the University of Salzburg, two new Bachelor study programs will start in the autumn of 2017/18: philosophy, politics and economics as well as language, economics and culture. The combination of humanities and economics is unique in Austria.

29th AGIT - Symposium and EXPO for Applied Geoinformatics

05.07.2017

The 29th AGIT Symposium with EXPO for Applied Geoinformatics took place 7 July, 2017, at the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the University of Salzburg. Around 1000 visitors attended this conference, organized by the Department of Geoinformatics at the University of Salzburg - Z_GIS.

Media and Socially Disadvantaged Children. Longest Long-term Study Has Been Completed.

01.07.2017

Play computer games, watch TV, become a YouTube star. For children and young people from socially disadvantaged families, media usually have a very important function for helping them cope with their daily lives and with identity formation. This is a central finding that the Salzburg communication scientist, Ingrid Paus-Hasebrink , has drawn from the media socialization study, which has now been completed after 12 years.
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    The International Data Week - a top class specialist congress with 900 participants from the field of data science - will take place for the first time in October 2023 in Europe. The city of Salzburg was able to beat numerous other applicants to be the hosts of the event. The University of Salzburg is an important cooperation partner.
    The hearings will take place Wednesday, 8th July at 10 am in lecture theatre 103 (3rd floor) in the Faculty of Catholic Theology, Universitätsplatz 1.
    From October 2020 the University of Salzburg will be offering the new bachelor's degree „Medical Biology“. The course aims to convey the diversity of the biomedical science disciplines and therefore facilitates a multi-faceted, biological understanding for topics which are essential for medicine.The course content ranges from the small scale structure of the cell and organs and organ systems to the biology of complex interpersonal interactions.
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