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Up to now, the floodplain ecosystems along the Kyrgyz Naryn river are largely in a natural condition. However, their long-term preservation is now at stake. (Photo: Betz/upd)

Floodplain Institute explores ways for balancing human impact and water

Nowadays, rivers and floodplains fulfill many different functions, some of which are contradictory and yet have to be reconciled – from shipping lanes…

The foundation of the new “KU Research Institute for Taxation” also marked the beginning of the new Master’s degree program in Taxation that welcomed its first students and lecturers. The picture shows the speaker of the Institute, Prof. Dr. Dominika Langenmayr (back row) and her deputy Prof. Dr. Reinald Koch (front row, 3 f.r.) together with KU President Prof. Dr. Gabriele Gien (front row, right) and WFI Dean Prof. Dr. Dr. Anton Burger as well as Ingolstadt Mayor Dr. Christian Lösel (back row, from right). (Photo: Klenk/Press Office)

The voice of science in tax debates: New KU “Research Institute for Taxation”

Panama Papers, wealth tax, land tax – recently, tax matters have increasingly invaded the public domain. The new “KU Research Institute for Taxation”,…

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Nationwide competition: WFI students score top rank in “Logistics Masters”

KU students from the WFI Ingolstadt School of Management ranked third in a nationwide competition named “Logistik-Masters”, which was carried out by…

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DFG research group analyzes effect of taxes on international corporations

Google or Starbucks are just two examples of large multinational companies that are pursuing an aggressive tax avoidance strategy through profit…

Detail of the “Tabula Peutingeriana”: Different theories regarding the origin of the ancient model after which the “Tabula Peutingeriana” was created are discussed within the academic community.

New database on ancient world map “Tabula Peutingeriana”

In the context of a project funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), the KU Chair of Ancient History (Prof. Dr. Michael Rathmann) has carried…

One of many course locations for the “Jesuit Worldwide Learning” program that offers professional development courses to become learning facilitators is the Afghan province Bamyan. As of this winter semester, the KU will participate in the program. Meanwhile, Bamyan has more female than male students. (Photo: Jesuit Worldwide Learning)

KU now part of “Jesuit Worldwide Learning”

As of this winter semester, the KU is a part of the “Jesuit Worldwide Learning” education program with which the Jesuit order provides access to…

(v.l.) Prof. Dr. Georg Rosenfeld (Vorstand Wirtschaftsförderung/Digitalisierung der IFG Ingolstadt), Prof. Dr. Jens Hogreve (KU-Vizepräsident für Forschung und wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs), Dr. Reinhard Brandl (MdB), Oberbürgermeister Dr. Christian Lösel, KU-Präsidentin Prof. Dr. Gabriele Gien, Gabriel Engert (Referent für Kultur und Bildung der Stadt Ingolstadt), Prof. Dr. Michael Becht (Prodekan der Mathematisch-Geographischen Fakultät) und Prof. Dr. Götz Pfander (Dekan der Mathematisch-Geographischen Fakultät) bei der Vorstellung des "Instituts für Angewandte Mathematik, Maschinelles Lernen und Data Science". (Fotos: Klenk/upd)

New “Institute of Applied Mathematics, Machine Learning and Data Science"

The KU plans to establish a new “Institute of Applied Mathematics, Machine Learning and Data Science” at its Ingolstadt campus by fall 2020. The city…

At a round table, four contemporary witnesses told their stories and talked about their families’ fate and the significance of the Eichstätt DP camp for their future. (Photos: Schulte Strathaus)

“We found our way back to life”

A conference organized by the KU Center for Flight and Migration offered very personal insights into a little known aspect of Eichstätt’s post-war…

KU employee Frederica Janotta with a drone model. In the context of project GABI, researchers investigate public acceptance of urban air mobility in Ingolstadt.

KU investigates social acceptance of air taxis and drones

From now on, Ingolstadt’s pedestrian zone features a showroom on the future of mobility where citizens have the opportunity to learn about technical…

Elation and relief following a long and complex application procedure: (from left) Dr. Magdalena Schönweitz (research officer at the KU), Vice President Prof. Dr. Jens Hogreve and Dr. Wolfgang Thiel (Head of the Research Service Center) rejoicing following the live transmission of the funding decisions. (Photo: Klenk/Press Office)

KU successful in competition for tenure track professorships

The KU has achieved a great success in connection with the joint federal states and government program for promoting young researchers: Following…