Welcome to the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg!

Vizerektorin für Internationale Beziehungen und Kommunikation: ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Sylvia Hahn

Dear Students,

We are very happy that you have chosen our university for your international or Erasmus exchange year. The University of Salzburg is both a very old, and at the same time, a very new and modern university. It was first founded in 1622 as a Catholic Benedictine University by the former Arch-bishop of Salzburg, Paris Lodron, who was born in the small northern Italian city of Rovereto. At the beginning of the 19th century, the university was closed down during the Napoleonic Wars and was not reopened afterwards, when Salzburg became part of the Austrian Empire. The University was only re-established as a public university in 1962.  It expanded continuously during the following decades and is now a major institution. Today the University of Salzburg consists of four faculties with nearly 2.800 employees and approximately 18.000 students. One remarkable aspect of the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg is that its many different buildings are spread out all over the old part of the city, in the green areas of Nonntal and Freisaal and even on the Mönchsberg.  Some of the buildings date back to the time of the original founding of the University of Salzburg in the 17th century, while others are newly built with modern designs; however, all are provided with up-to-date facilities for teaching, learning and research. I hope that you will have an interesting and enjoyable stay here in Salzburg and I wish you all the best and a wonderful time at our university!

ao.Univ. Prof. Dr. Sylvia Hahn

Vice Rector of International Relations and Communication

 

 

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    In the 41st Salzburg Lecture, Roman Sandgruber will present his latest work on the fascinating rise and fall of the "Rothschild Welthaus".
    36th Statute of the Paris Lodron University Salzburg (version 2018) The two University Salzburg doctoral students Christoph Hülsmann, Romance Studies, and Dr. James Wilhelm, Political Science, received the State Prize of the BMBWF for their dissertations "On the Information Structure and its Interfaces in Spoken Language (French, Spanish, Italian)" and "Does the EU Theme Affirm the Election - Political Parties, European Integration and
    In July 2018, the international research project "Processing Instruction for L3: Differences between balanced and unbalanced bilinguals (PI-BI-L3)" received funding from the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF) and the Macedonian Ministry of Education and Research (MON) awarded by the Austrian Exchange Service (OeAD) Competition for 24 months
    As part of the film series "Filmclub Horizonte" at the Salzburger Filmkulturzentrum "Das Kino", Giselakai 11, in Salzburg on 13.12.18 and 10.1.19 the two films "Leto" and "Breaking the Limits".
    13 December: "On the scientific influence of Judaism on the non-Jewish world" (M. Joel) - On a research program of the Wroclaw Jewish Theological Seminary Thu 13.12.2018, 18:00 c.t., HS E.002 (Unipark) - PD Dr. Görge K. Hasselhoff (TU Dortmund)
    The DSP-Kolleg Popular Culture Studies is organizing a lecture series entitled "Approaches in Popular Culture Studies" during the winter term 2018/19. The second session will take place on 14 December from 11:00 to 13:00 at the Unipark (Room 2.138) and will cover the topic "Decolonization and Postcolonial Cinema In Canada, Brazil, Australia and Nigeria".
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    Tuesday, 18 December, 2018, 12:15 - 15:00, HS 101 of the Faculty of Catholic Theology (Universitätsplatz 1, Salzburg, ground floor) - Theme: Practice as a Stimulus for Knowledge.
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    Conference "Equality in Europe" on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the introduction of women's suffrage in Central and Western Europe.
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