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Thursday, 21. November 2019

How children experience their everyday school life individually

Children’s perception of school, teaching and learning was now at the center of an international conference which was held at California State University Fullerton on the initiative of Prof. Dr. Klaudia Schultheis (Chair of...[more]




Thursday, 21. November 2019

KU is honored as ‘exemplary place of learning’

Dr. Catrin Hannken (Head of the department for regional education, education for sustainable development in the German Federal Ministry of Research) and retired Minister Walter Hirche (International advisor of the national BNE platform and chairman of the expert educational committee of the German UNESCO Commission) presented the award to the KU sustainable development coordinator Prof. Dr. Ingrid Hemmer (middle). (Photo: German UNESCO Commission/Thomas Müller)

For the third time in a row, the KU has been honored as a place of learning for “Education for sustainable development” (BNE) by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the German UNESCO Commission. Dr. Ingrid Hemmer,...[more]




Wednesday, 20. November 2019

International collaboration for protection of riparian forests

Dr. Nadira Degembaeva (Kyrgyz Naryn State University) and Dr. Dušanka Cvijanović (University of Novi Sad, Serbia) are currently staying at the KU Professorship of Applied Physical Geography (Prof. Dr. Bernd Cyffka) as guest...[more]




Thursday, 14. November 2019

First BESH Legacy Award goes to Prof. Dr. David Stewart

The “KU Research Institute for Business and Economics in Service of Humanity” (BESH) awarded the “KU – Ingolstadt BESH Legacy Award”, which is donated by the City of Ingolstadt, for the first time on Wednesday. Laureate is the...[more]




Thursday, 14. November 2019

The origins of the work of René Descartes: International conference in Neuburg

(from left) Neuburg Mayor Bernhard Gmehling, Professor Walter Schweidler, Reinhard Brandl (Member of the German Bundestag), Professor Jean-Luc Marion, Consul General Pierre Lanapats, Professor Vincent Carraud and Professor Markus Rothhaar at the opening ceremony of the academic conference ‘400 years Descartes’.

„Cogito, ergo sum.“ – „I think, therefore I am” is a sentence by René Descartes that is not only known among philosophers. With his radical doubts about any kind of certain knowledge and the resulting proof of one’s own existence...[more]




Tuesday, 05. November 2019

Floodplain Institute explores ways for balancing human impact and water

Bislang befinden sich die Auenökosysteme entlang des kirgisischen Flusses Naryn noch in einem weitgehend natürlichen Zustand. Doch der langfristige Erhalt ist gefährdet. (Foto: Betz/upd)

Nowadays, rivers and floodplains fulfill many different functions, some of which are contradictory and yet have to be reconciled – from shipping lanes and flood protection to recreational areas, drinking water supplies and...[more]




Monday, 04. November 2019

Ingolstadt School of Management (WFI) celebrates 30th anniversary

On November 7, 1989, the KU took up its teaching practice at its business and economics faculty, the Ingolstadt School of Management (WFI), with 80 students and eight chair holders. Three decades later, the WFI has celebrated its...[more]