University of Koblenz · Landau

The University of Koblenz · Landau is one of the youngest universities in Germany and has grown considerably in its relatively short history. Since its transformation from a teacher training college in 1990, numerous new departments and institutes have sprung up. In addition, a wide range of new degree programs and chairs have been created, and existing courses and research consistently expanded. At the eight existing faculties on the two campuses in Koblenz and Landau, you can currently study Education, Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, Computer Science (Koblenz) and Psychology (Landau). Since 1990 the number of students has increased dramatically to about 17.000 enrolled students, with approximately 8.500 at each campus.

A special feature of the University of Koblenz · Landau is its structure. Koblenz and Landau provide excellent facilities for research, teaching and continuing education, while Mainz serves as the link between the two campuses, housing the President's office as well as being the home of the university executive and central university administration.

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Dec 12, 2021

Extension of the STIBET project – Announcement of two `Completion Scholarships` for international doctoral candidates

The `Scholarship and Support Programme` STIBET of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) at the Interdisciplinary Graduate and Postdoc Centre (IPZ) has been extended by one year.

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Mar 23, 2021

Chemical status of European surface waters decreases while monitoring improves

Scientists from the University of Landau, Germany, have shown that surface waters throughout Europe are frequently exposed to numerous organic contaminants (e.g., pesticides, industrial chemicals) at concentrations that are detrimental to ecosystem health. According to their findings published in the latest issue of Environment International, organic contaminants impair freshwater ecosystems across Europe, with particularly high threats to fishes and aquatic invertebrates. Freshwaters as one of the key anthropogenic resources thus remain threatened by chemical pollution, highlighting the urgent need for improved freshwater protection.

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Sep 03, 2018

Reference Extraction Made Easy

Speaking at the Open Citation Workshop in Bologna, Dr. Philipp Mayr-Schlegel (GESIS) on behalf of the EXCITE project consortium has accounced and demonstrated the release of the novel EXCITE toolchain that allows for extracting literature references from PDFs and matching them against available bibliographic databases.

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