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1 Winter semester The University of Passau Facts and Figures

2 Statistics 11,987 students and enrolled doctoral researchers (in winter semester ; figures as of 29 September 2016), with 1,148 international students from some 99 countries, including from Austria (176), Russian Federation (76), India (71), Italy (64), China PRC (63), France (62), Hungary (40), Czech Republic (36), Tunisia (36), Turkey (30), Ukraine (30), Romania (27), Spain (26), Brazil (21), United States (18), Pakistan (17), Croatia (16), Mexico (15), Greece (14), Iran (14), South Korea (14), Kosovo (14), United Kingdom (14), Bulgaria (13) and Poland (13). Faculties C4/W3 Professors C3/W2 Professors W1 Professors Academic staff * Matriculated students Students currently at the first semester of their programme Law * 2, ** Business Administration and Economics , Arts and Humanities ,474 1,857 of which enrolled in Bachelor s and Master s programmes 4,635 1,450 of which in enrolled in long-cycle teacher education programmes 1, Computer Science and Mathematics , Enrolled doctoral students Totals ,987 3,337 * Full-time and part-time staff, excluding professors but including posts financed with external funds and study subsidies ** All law programmes start in the winter semester each year Provenance of enrolled students Bavaria 8,054 (67.2%) Other German states 2,785 (23.2%) Rest of the world 1,148 (9.6%) Total staff figure 1,782 thereof in primary occupation 1,075 (as at 1 July 2016) Lecturers (as at 1 July 2016) 349 Worldwide partnerships with 233 universities and other higher education institutions (as at 1 October 2016)

3 Degree programmes Faculty of Law Long-cycle programme Law undergraduate programme (First State Examination for Law) Master's programmes LL.M. German Law for foreign graduates LL.M. German and Russian Law (double degree programme) Faculty of Business Administration and Economics Bachelor's programmes B.Sc. Business Administration and Economics B.Sc. Information Systems Master's programmes M.A. International Economics and Business M.Sc. Business Administration M.Sc. Information Systems Faculty of Arts and Humanities Bachelor's programmes B.A. European Studies B.A. European Studies Major B.A. Governance and Public Policy B.A. Historical Cultural Studies B.A. International Cultural and Business Studies B.A. Media and Communication B.A. Language and Text Sciences B.Ed. Secondary Education Long-cycle programmes with state examination Primary Education Teacher Education Programme Secondary Education (Mittelschule) Teacher Education Programme Secondary Education (Realschule) Teacher Education Programme Secondary Education (Gymnasium) Teacher Education Programme

4 Master's programmes M.A. Caritas Science and Values-based Management M.A. Development Studies M.A. European Studies M.A. Geography: Culture, Environment and Tourism M.A. Governance and Public Policy M.A. History M.A. International Cultural and Business Studies M.A. Media and Communication M.A. North and Latin American Studies M.A. Russian and East Central European Studies M.A. Semiotics of Texts and Culture M.Ed. Teaching and Learning Processes Faculty of Computer Science and Mathematics Bachelor's programmes B.Sc. Computer Science B.Sc. Internet Computing B.Sc. Mathematics B.Sc. Mobile and Embedded Systems Master's programmes M.Sc. Computer Science M.Sc. Mobile and Embedded Systems Unique features of our degree programmes Language courses for students of all faculties in: Chinese, Czech, English, French, German as a Foreign Language, Indonesian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish and Vietnamese Subject-specific language programmes for students of business & economics; cultural studies & international relations; law; and computer science & mathematics A wide range of transferable skills courses are offered to students at all faculties Numerous exchange programmes with international partner universities International double degree programmes for students enrolled in the following programmes: Law undergraduate programme; LL.M. German and Russian Law; M.Sc. Business Administration; M.A. European Studies; M.A. Governance and Public Policy; B.A. and M.A. International Cultural and Business Studies; M.Sc. Computer Science; and M.Sc. Mobile and Embedded Systems Central facilities and services Centre for Information Technology and Media Services (ZIM) Centre for Key Competencies (ZfS) Graduate Centre Language Centre Sports Centre Teacher Education Centre (ZLF) Transfer Centre University Library

5 Support for Early Career Researchers The Graduate Centre The first port of call for all organisational and interdisciplinary matters regarding doctoral and postdoctoral research Provides training and information in research methods; principles of good academic practice; management of academic organisations; research and non-research career paths; and higher education teaching Administers grants for travel expenses and thesis publication Our Research Training Groups Bavarian Graduate Program in Economics (international research training group of the Bavarian Elite Network) Bavarian Research Training Group on Political Theory DFG Research Training Group 1681/2 Privacy and Digitalisation Graduate School of International Cultural Studies (GSICS) Tri-national Research Training Group Multimedia Distributed and Pervasive Systems (MDPS), which offers double doctorate opportunities in Germany, France and Italy The Research Services Division Provides information and individual advice on German, European and international research programmes Offers assistance with proposals Project administration support Conducts contract negotiations For international students and researchers German Courses Passau Summer courses Academic German Semester Academic German Year German Courses on Demand The istudi Coach (Study & Work Initiative) Study and careers adviser for international degree-seeking students at the University of Passau The Welcome Centre Assists international academics with organisational matters and formalities before, during and after their stay at the University of Passau Knowledge transfer Transfer Centre Initiation and co-ordination of research and development projects Start-up advice and Gründercafé (Start-up Café) Continuing/further education courses Topical public lecture series

6 Map of Passau showing the university buildings Contact information University of Passau Innstrasse Passau Design and DTP: Silke Roth, Mag.art. Communication and Marketing Division

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