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  • Friday, 13. October 2017

    Ars legendi Prize for excellent university teaching

    Prof. Dr. Klaus Meier, Chair of Journalism II at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt (KU), has been awarded the 2017 Ars legendi Prize for excellent university teaching – Germany’s most important teaching award – by...[more]

    Friday, 13. October 2017

    KU establishes international consortium with Catholic universities

    The KU is one of the founding members of a new international consortium of five Catholic universities that also includes Australian Catholic University (ACU), the Catholic University of America (CUA), Pontificia Universidad...[more]

    Thursday, 13. July 2017

    Representatives of the University of Notre Dame visit the KU

    A delegation from the University of Notre Dame visited the KU. During their time in Eichstätt, the three members of the renowned American university met various representatives of the KU, including the president, Prof. Dr....[more]

    Tuesday, 04. July 2017

    THI and KU receive 15 million euros for new alliance

    Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt (THI) and the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt (KU) have been granted 15 million euros of funding for the next five years by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research for their new...[more]

    Friday, 23. June 2017

    Ordering groceries online – a logistical challenge for retailers

    Online sales currently amount to only one percent of the market share in the grocery industry in Germany. By contrast, in other countries in Europe the percentage of turnover from online sales is already in double figures. With...[more]

    Wednesday, 31. May 2017

    New Master’s degree program in Inclusive Music Education/Community Music

    In the coming winter semester, the KU is launching its new Master’s degree program in Inclusive Music Education/Community Music, making it the first university in Europe to offer a postgraduate program in the field of music...[more]

    Tuesday, 25. April 2017

    Overcoming loss: national study on therapy for prolonged grief

    A specific type of psychotherapy for people suffering from prolonged grief disorder is the focus of a new national study that will be led by Prof. Dr. Rita Rosner (Chair of Clinical and Biological Psychology at the Catholic...[more]

    Wednesday, 22. March 2017

    New equipment for weather researchers on the Eichstätt campus

    Shortly before World Meteorological Day the KU began operating a new weather station built according to the standards of the German Meteorological Service, as well as a new pollen trap. Data from the latter will also be shared...[more]

    Monday, 06. March 2017

    Questionnaire for refugees based solely on images

    Psychologists at the KU are developing a questionnaire that only uses pictures to help teachers of professional integration classes learn more about the individual characteristics and requirements of their pupils, young asylum...[more]

    Thursday, 16. February 2017

    Languages as a ‘portable home’

    According to an estimate by UNESCO, half of the world’s approximately 7000 languages are at risk of dying out. In order to raise awareness of this, the United Nations began observing International Mother Language Day on February...[more]