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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.

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The School will open its doors on June 29, 2019. Topics of relevance to society will be presented in a varied program including tours, lectures, hands-on activities and information stands, bringing research to the city for a very special day. Catering will also be available, with food trucks from the region offering something for everyone.

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Digitalization makes it possible for us to complete more work in the same amount of time. However, the increasing speed at which we receive information and tasks can also have a negative impact on the workforce. Researchers at FAU are investigating the requirements of today’s workplace in a research project.

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FAU WiSo economists have conducted research into how to best allocate time between creative and routine tasks. How can employees’ working time be organised so as to enable them to perform in the best possible way when completing both creative and routine tasks? Two economists at FAU School of Busin...

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Prof. Gardini, Chair of International Business and Society Relations with Focus on Latin America, is a proven expert on the partnership between the EU and Latin America. Since 2018, he has been a member of an international consortium which aims to investigate and analyse the relationship between the two regions and make recommendations for future policy.

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By invitation of the German Centre for Research and Innovation India (DWIH), Prof. Dr. Alexander Brem, Chair of Technology Management, participated in a two days seminar on Frugal Innovations in Bangalore. Together with colleagues from the Technical University of Hamburg (TUHH), both days were set up with a combination of research talks, and dedicated practitioners who invented frugal innovations.

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If weekly working hours are increased by as little as one hour, this can have a negative impact on workers. Even a slight increase such as this is enough for workers to take a poorer view of their own health and go to the doctor considerably more often. The study does not give any indication of the optimum working hours. It does, however, give an insight into what consequences even just a slight change can have.

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FAU offers more than 260 degree programmes. For international students there is a range of Master’s degree programmes that are taught exclusively or partly in English. For studying at the WiSo please contact our International Office, it´s open to international students in need of assistance as well as students who are interested in spending time abroad during their studies.