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BERLIN -- The Chinese government is evaluating a German law that lays the groundwork for use of self-driving cars, and will likely adopt some of the German rules, a legal expert said. Eric Hilgendorf, who teaches law at the University of Wuerzburg and served on the German government's ethics ...
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The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student has been studying genetic engineering, bioinformatics, and systems biology at the University of Rostock in Germany since October and began the final phase of the fellowship in January with Willpower Energy, a German startup that helps homeowners ...
"Islam is definitely part of Germany: millions of Muslims live in Germany and have become citizens of this country," Mouhanad Khorchide, head of the Center for Islamic Theology at the University of Muenster, told NPR. "We cannot differentiate between Islam and Muslims. According to the German ...
"I'm so proud that a hometown university competed in our global Code4life program and that it did so well. This is just one example that highlights the strong tech talent we have in our area colleges and universities. I'm excited about this competition, especially as IT and digital careers at Roche are ...

Currently, Germany's tertiary education system is founded on three pillars - strong research, good academic teaching and a strong pool of academia whose professional experience is continually enhanced by on-the-job learning. In other words, the German university lecturers are excellent specialists with ...
A private third-level German educator has retained agent Lambert Smith Hampton to source a 929-1,394sq m (10,000-15,000sq ft) building in Dublin suitable for education use. Founded in 1998, IUBH University of Applied Sciences is a private, state-recognised university of business and management.
In March 2017, Martin Schulz was announced, with great fanfare, as the new leader of Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD). As the party's candidate for chancellor, "Saint Martin" was set to storm the 2017 elections, oust Angela Merkel and bring the SPD back to power. Twelve short months later, the ...
Cardinal Karl Lehmann, longtime president of the German bishops' conference and a respected theologian who participated in the Second Vatican ... His death leaves the College of Cardinals with 215 members, including 117 cardinals who are under the age of 80 and eligible to vote in a conclave to elect ...
According to a 2015 Bertelsmann study, one in two Germans views the religion as a threat. Fifty-seven percent of non-Muslim respondents characterised Islam as "very threatening" or "threatening". Nearly half of all university graduates share this view and 61 percent of Germans think the religion doesnʹt fit ...
If Trump also fulfills his threat against foreign carmakers, it would be a painful blow to German producers, particularly Porsche. The VW subsidiary is heavily dependent on sales in the United States, with every fourth vehicle sold in America. Were tariffs introduced, Porsche would likely be forced to raise its ...
Archaeologists have long suspected that modified skulls in German burials belonged to the Huns. .... Though she didn't work on the current study, Susanne Hakenbeck, a University of Cambridge historical archaeologist, has spent years trying to piece together the stories of the same women and others with ...
Phalane, Dr Eileen Thomas from Stellenbosch University; Zimkhita Soji from University of Fort Hare; Blessing Ahiante from North-West University, Dr Bianca Verlinden of the University of Pretoria and Shireen Mentor from University of the Western Cape are part of 600 young scientists who were selected ...
300-700 A.D.), "barbarian" groups like the Goths and Vandals roved around Europe, nibbling away at the declining Roman Empire and settling down as they went along. One tribe that got comfortable was the Bavarii, who hunkered down in what is now southern Germany around the sixth century A.D. And ...
"This is one of the strangest things I've ever read," says Israel Hershkovitz, an anthropologist at Tel Aviv University in Israel, who specializes in ancient ... The Bavarian skulls were unearthed alongside regularly shaped ones near six modern southern German towns along the Danube River starting in the ...

Michigan forward Moritz Wagner, of Germany, reacts as time winds off the clock at the end of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan State ... was referring to Moritz Wagner's mom, Beate Wagner (pronounced be-AH-ta vog-ner), who had traveled to New York from her home in Berlin, Germany.
In 1876 she became a professor of German and Art History at Wellesley College until taking a leave of absence in 1883 to travel abroad. While in Germany, she commenced study at Leipzig, Berlin, and Heidelberg, focusing on German philology (language) and art history. In 1896 she was fired from ...
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Speaking to Times Higher Education at the Max Planck Society's administrative headquarters in Munich, president Martin Stratmann said that the ... Universities hope that the schools will channel talented doctoral students into collaboration with university-based academics who are not able to set up a ...
New research from Aarhus University, in Denmark, predicts that German universities will see gains from Brexit, as British universities lose. The research is based on interviews with academics and university leaders in 10 European countries. Generally, those interviewed said they were feeling less likely ...
Brexit: German universities among those poised to benefit if researchers and funding shift ... Humboldt University in Berlin. ... We wanted to find out what they thought the impact of Brexit would be on their own higher education systems - and what strategies were emerging to respond to various Brexit ...
Continental university leaders have tended to downplay the idea that Brexit could be an opportunity, either to attract UK-based academics or win more European ... with German institutions," says Higher Education and Brexit: Current European Perspectives, from the UCL Centre for Global Higher Education.
In many countries, Germany included, there is fierce debate over whether university expansion has gone further than the economy needs. ... trends in Germany through a task-based indicator of graduate jobs" from Golo Henseke, a research associate at the Centre for Global Higher Education at UCL.
Researchers took sediment and water samples from the different sites and sent them to the Dresden University of technology and the German Center for Infection Research in Giessen for testing. The NDR-commissioned study detected so-called multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria (MDRGN ...
Germany is looking into imposing restrictions on loot boxes in videogames, according to this Welt report, which says (via Google Translate, so caveats apply) that a study by the University of Hamburg has found that elements of gambling are becoming increasingly common in videogames. It's an important ...
One of France's top universities is now investigating whether remains from the mutilated victims of one of Nazi Germany's most infamous physicians are somewhere on campus, France 24 reported. The probe began as a documentary about the holocaust, Hippocrates in Hell, was broadcast in France over ...
But two years ago, after the arrival of hundreds of thousands of refugees in Germany, Mr. Reil switched to the far-right Alternative for Germany party, or AfD. .... to the challenge of turning protest voters into a loyal base, said Oskar Niedermayer, a professor of political science at the Free University in Berlin.
In the 1990s, numerous binational initiatives, such as the Franco-German University and the Sino-German College for Graduate Studies, exemplified ... goal defined by European education ministers in 1998 of creating a competitive and internationally attractive European Higher Education Area aiming to ...
"That's the problem for the German economy," argued Julia Flasdick, leader of the higher education department for the Association of German Chambers of ... Fears about Akademisierung - where training is transferred to universities - pepper newspaper headlines; the latest concern is over nursing training ...
One way to explore the first question is to use data in the Times Higher education World University Rankings on citation impact and research productivity and compare these with university income. These metrics were used at the latest THE Awards to look at UK universities that were producing the most ...
Conway used the phrase last year when asked why President Donald Trump's then-Press Secretary Sean Spicer mischaracterized the size of the inauguration crowd. A team of six language experts at Darmstadt University chose "alternative facts" from among 684 suggestions. German news agency dpa ...
Brian Crim, a Lynchburg College history professor since 2008, recently released two books simultaneously, "Our Germans, Project Paperclip and The ... He first became interested in history in high school and then earned a bachelor's degree in history and political science from James Madison University.
A student studies legal textbooks in the law faculty at Humboldt University prior to the beginning of the winter semester on October 11, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. German universities recorded a record 2.218 million matriculations in the 2010/2011 winter semester, a rise of 4.5%, and expect even more ...
Germany's veteran Chancellor Angela Merkel, often called the world's most powerful woman, will embark on a fourth term with diminished influence and ... saw both parties cede millions of voters to the far-right, Anti-Immigration AfD party political scientist Karl-Rudolf Korte of Duisburg-Essen University said.
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After winning vault in her debut for UCLA last week, 2016 German Olympic team alternate Pauline Tratz told IG she is enjoying the process of adapting to collegiate gymnastics and university life in the United States. Pictured: The German team celebrates after Tratz, the final performer, hit her routine on ...
"Germany had a big interest in gaining trust in the international community after the Second World War," Alexander Heinze, Professor of Criminal Law at Georg-August-University, told VICE News. "One way to do this is to create laws that criminalize attacks on public officials and especially on foreign heads of ...
Frankfurt prosecutors, who are handling the case, said police also found manuals for making rifle silencers, explosives and detonators at the man's home and office at the Technical University of Darmstadt. The man, who came to Germany in 2005 on a Syrian government scholarship, has been in detention ...
However, admissions restrictions have been introduced again and again in subjects where the number of applicants exceeds university capacities. Admissions restrictions apply throughout Germany for medicine, veterinary medicine and dentistry. Applications are submitted to the Central Office for the ...
Manpreet Sing Bhuie, a scientific assistant at the Technical University in Chemnitz who's from India, speaking to Master's student Sowmya Alluru in 2014. ... The Rheinische Post (RP) states in its report that about one in four specialists (22.8 percent) who come to Germany with the EU Blue Card are from ...
Last autumn, German researchers began resigning positions as editors and members of Elsevier's journal advisory boards in protest at the publisher's failure to meet the consortium's demands. So far, 25 researchers have resigned and nearly 200 universities and research institutions have cancelled their ...
Keen on studying in Deutschland but not sure what type of university or college is right for you? A lot of it depends on what ... Despite being referred to as colleges, these schools in their respective art fields offer degrees upon completion of studies and have equivalent status to universities. Studying at a ...
Beijing • Chinese political watchers have slammed the comparison of China to Nazi Germany made by US President Donald Trump's former top aide ... regard China as a big threat to the US-led global order," Associate Professor Diao Daming at Renmin University of China in Beijing told the Global Times.
Today Ms. Garijo oversees over €7 billion ($8.4 billion) in sales and more than 20,000 employees at Merck healthcare, the division of Germany's oldest pharmaceutical heavyweight that encompasses everything from biopharma to consumer health. She earns an annual salary of €5.7 million, making her ...
Julius Welschof had never seen a college football team up close and personal until last April. That's when he made the trip from his home in Miesbach, Bavaria, Germany, to Rome to watch Michigan practice along with his American football coach, Brandon Collier, and a few other high school-aged players ...
A coalition of around 200 German institutions and Libraries is boycotting the academic publishing house Elsevier in an attempt to secure open access and fair pricing. Under the banner of Projekt DEAL, a spontaneous grouping of universities, universities of applied science, research institutes, and state ...
The huge influx of migrants has emerged as a polarizing issue in Germany and contributed to the drop of 14 percentage points in support overall for the ... The German Constitution gives states jurisdiction over schools and universities within their boundaries, but the Social Democrats want to change that ...
The visit aims to enhance cooperation between the two sides and avail training opportunities for Omani doctors at German medical universities and benefit from their expertise in the fields of training and medical qualification. The delegation met Dr Sabti who was briefed on the nature of the work in the field ...


 

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