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The rising sun is reflected in the mirrored façade elements of the Paulinum at Leipzig University / Photo: Sebastian Willnow/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa

Senate of Leipzig University: Declaration against right-wing extremism

The Senate of Leipzig University has adopted a declaration against anti-democracy and right-wing extremism. According to the university, it wants to take a firm stand against attacks on democracy. "Hatred and exclusion do not produce solutions. They lead to fear of discrimination and paralyze innova ..

Flags of Leipzig University and the University Hospital hang in front of a building of the clinic / Photo: Jan Woitas/dpa

University Hospital employees receive more money

The non-medical staff at Leipzig University Hospital (UKL) will receive more money and an inflation compensation payment. As the hospital announced on Monday, the management and the trade union Verdi have agreed on a new in-house collective agreement for the approximately 4,700 employees. This also ..

Students sitting in a lecture hall / Photo: Julian Stratenschulte/dpa/Symbolic image

Some first-year students have serious deficits in math

According to a study, first-year students in Saxony have "sometimes serious deficits" in some areas of mathematics. Deficits were found in the correct handling of powers and fractions as well as in simple algebraic term transformations, as Prof. Max von Renesse from the Institute of Mathematics at L ..

View of the campus at BTU - Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg / Photo: Patrick Pleul/dpa/Archivbild

Great interest from scientists at Cottbus University

The relatively small BTU university in Cottbus is increasingly developing into a center for research into future topics. The institution also wants to cooperate in the planned medical training program - and brings its own unique expertise to the table.

Students sitting in a university lecture hall / Photo: Peter Kneffel/dpa/Symbolic image

Medical studies via rural doctor quota

Those who want to work as a GP in the countryside in the future can apply for a place to study medicine via the rural doctor quota until the end of February. "From January 15 to February 29, 2024, it will be possible to apply for a place to study medicine in Saxony for the winter semester 2024/2025, ..

A doctor with a stethoscope and blue coat / Photo: Soeren Stache/dpa-Zentralbild/ZB/Symbolic image

40 study places to be awarded to future country doctors in Hungary

The Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians (KV) Saxony is once again awarding places to study medicine at the University of Pécs in Hungary. High school graduates have until January 31st to apply for one of the funded places on the German-language human medicine course, the KV announce ..

View of the "Carl Maria von Weber" University of Applied Sciences. / Photo: Sebastian Kahnert/dpa-Zentralbild/ZB

South Korean receives DAAD Prize of the University of Music

The pianist Jisu Park has been selected for the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) prize at the Dresden University of Music. This was announced by the university on Friday."Jisu Park is an exceptionally talented and dedicated student," wrote Professor Valtteri Rauhalammi in the review for the p ..

The Chemnitz psychologist Bertolt Meyer. / Photo: Jacob Müller/TU Chemnitz/dpa/Archivbild

Psychologist Meyer is "University Lecturer of the Year" 2024

The "University Teacher of the Year" award, which comes with prize money of 10,000 euros, will go to Chemnitz psychologist Bertolt Meyer in 2024. On Wednesday, Lambert Koch, President of the German Association of University Professors and Lecturers, explained that his research focuses on the fusion ..

"Warning strike!" is written on a sign / Photo: Friso Gentsch/dpa/Symbolic image

Another warning strike by teachers and university employees

Teachers and university employees in Saxony have once again called a warning strike on Wednesday. One day before the next round of collective bargaining for state employees, the unions want to put the pressure on once again. They are planning a central rally in front of the Ministry of Finance in Dr ..

"Warning strike!" is written on a sign / Photo: Friso Gentsch/dpa/Symbolic image

Another warning strike by teachers and university employees

Teachers and university employees in Saxony have once again called a warning strike on Wednesday. One day before the next round of collective bargaining for state employees, the unions want to put the pressure on once again. They are planning a central rally in front of the Ministry of Finance in Dr ..

A Verdi flag flies during a warning strike / Photo: Paul Zinken/dpa/Symbolic image

Verdi calls for warning strike

The trade union Verdi has called for a warning strike this Friday in the Chemnitz-Erzgebirge-Mittelsachsen region - including at Chemnitz University of Technology. The reason for this is the so far unsuccessful wage negotiations for the public sector of the federal states, the union announced on Thu ..

Saxony's Minister of Culture Christian Piwarz attends a press conference / Photo: Sebastian Kahnert/dpa/Archivbild

Piwarz: Integration of refugees "difficult".

Saxony has reached its limits in terms of personnel and space when it comes to accepting refugees into the school system, according to Culture Minister Christian Piwarz. "We all know, integration, especially learning the language only works if that is mediated through staff," the CDU politician said ..

A note from a person looking for a room in a shared apartment hangs on a bulletin board / Photo: Patrick Seeger/dpa/Symbolbild

Shared rooms Leipzig: Students have to pay more

Students in Leipzig have to spend more money on a shared room in the summer semester than a year ago. This emerges from a study of the Moses Mendelssohn Institute (MMI) in cooperation with the real estate portal WG-gesucht.de, which was published on Wednesday. Accordingly, a room in the summer semes ..