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The FAU student survey (FAU-St) 2020 has started. Until 26 July, students will once more be able to evaluate their studies at FAU, in either German or English. This year, the survey focuses on how satisfied students are with various aspects of studying at FAU as well as on their experiences of start...

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Demonstrations, public debates and the headlines in the media show that in many countries the corona pandemic is not only a medical but also a social challenge. Prof. Dr. Roland Sturm from the Institute of Political Science was interviewed in the program "Die Landespolitik" of the Bavarian radio sta...

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The DFG (German Research Foundation) will fund Dr. Peter Maurits' position and his research for three years. Maurits is a research associate at the ‘Chair of American Studies: Culture and Literature', his project is titled “A Typology of African Science Fiction (2006-2018).”

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The programme “Geisteswissenschaften International” (Humanities International) has presented “Theoderich der Große“ (C. H. Beck 2018), written by Prof. Hans-Ulrich Wiemer, Chair of Ancient History (Alte Geschichte), with an award. Costs for a translation into English will be covered with around 25,000 Euro. Yale University Press will publish the English edition in spring 2023.

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At least two different groups of Neanderthals lived in Southern Siberia and an international team of researchers including scientists from FAU have now proven that one of these groups migrated from Eastern Europe. The researchers have now published their findings in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS).