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Enjoy a night out on the town with a difference at this year’s Long Night of Sciences. On 19 October 2019, the scientific institutions in the metropolitan region will open their doors. The Long Night of Sciences is one of the largest scientific communication events in the Nuremberg metropolitan region and the largest Long Night of its kind in Germany.

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More and more food is being thrown away and the oceans are full of plastic waste. If this worries you, and you’d like to be part of the ever increasing number of students campaigning for greater sustainability – the ‘sneep’ student network is an ideal place for making your voice heard. With more than 30 active members, the Nuremberg group is the largest in Germany.

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The Winter semester starts on Monday, October 14, 2019, with a welcome for new students. At this event students studying the degree programs in Business Studies, Socioeconomics, International Business Studies and Information Systems are officially welcomed by representatives of the city of Nuremberg and the School’s management.

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Which developments in technology and society are possible, probable, and desirable? Prof. Dr. Veronika Grimm has been appointed by the Federal Minister of Education and Research, Anja Karliczek, to the newly-founded Foresight Panel to help answer this question. In this committee, experts from science, business and culture develop scenarios for the future that reach into the 2030s.

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Facebook and Instagram are known to cause stress in users, known as technostress from social media. However, when faced with such stress, instead of switching off or using them less, people are moving from one aspect of the social media platforms to another – escaping the causes of their stress without leaving the medium on which it originated.

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WiSo/FAU professor Grimm and FAU professor Wasserscheid are coordinating the development of a Bavarian hydrogen strategy. Hydrogen is a highly promising energy source. As the most common element on Earth, it has the potential as a fuel and in energy storage to transform the energy supply in mobility and industry in a climate-friendly way.

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Here, new ideas are developed and historical knowledge is preserved. Knowing how to make the most of the University Library (UB) will help you get ahead in your studies. The UB has room for you and your ideas. If you know how to use it, your studies will benefit greatly because, as most students quickly realise, it’s impossible to buy all of the books that you need.

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The 2019 Shanghai Ranking has been published, and FAU is among the world’s top 100 universities in five subjects. Energy Science and Engineering, at 37, and Telecommunication Engineering, at 41, were ranked among the top 50. The Shanghai Ranking, officially known as the Academic Ranking of World Universities, has been published on an annual basis by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University since 2003.

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From a washroom to a student café. Trichter has an eventful history, however not everyone has heard of this institution at the School of Business, Economics, and Society. The café has been run by student volunteers since 1986. There are currently around 30 of them who are responsible for cooking, taking care of the café’s association, the finances, logistics, and of course, the customers.

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What form could collaboration take between the Pacific Alliance (PA), a free trade zone between Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru, and their 52 observer states, including Germany? This is the question a research consortium consisting of FAU WiSo Nürnberg, the Copenhagen Business School and the European Institute of International Studies in Stockholm has tackled.