University of Passau

301–350 th
World University Rankings 2021
201–300 th
Impact Rankings 2020
22 nd
Young University Rankings 2020
Innstraße 41, D-94032 Passau, Germany

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A University for Europe. Now and in the Future.

Our aim is to be a forward-looking, internationally renowned and attractive Bavarian University for Europe that delivers a significant contribution to the solution of current and future challenges. The University’s guiding principle is to foster excellence in research and establish outstanding working conditions, particularly for students and early career researchers.

By its 50th anniversary in 2028, the University of Passau intends to become one of the leading centres in Europe for basic interdisciplinary research on the effects of digitalisation on society. The University focuses its research on the guiding themes of ‘Digitalisation, Networked Society and (Internet) Cultures’, ‘Europe and Global Transformation’ and ‘Migration, Sustainable Development and Just Order’.

An excellent research and study environment

Owing to its excellent research output, an outstanding study environment and a tight-knit international network of partners, the University of Passau is a highly visible and highly respected academic and research institution in the heart of Europe.

About 13,000 students hailing from more than 100 countries and some 1,100 staff in primary employment in the academic units and academic support divisions are engaged in research, teaching and higher education support functions on our University campus, situated a stone’s throw from the Old Town of Passau. This campus is not only well-equipped in terms of technical infrastructure, it has also received numerous architecture prizes.

Internationalism has always been a hallmark for the University, as well as an important strategic aim. Our international connections are underpinned by the vibrant partnerships we maintain on a global scale, particularly the cross-border co-operative and research partnerships of our academics.

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Key statistics

  • 91.4
    No. of students per staff
    (1)
  • 14%
    Percentage of International Students
    (1)
  • 11,249
    Number of FTE Students
    (1)
  • 59 : 41
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
    (1)
Based on data collected for the (1) 2021 World University Rankings

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