Press Releases

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2013 Daniel Frese Prize awarded


Lüneburg. Leuphana has honored contemporary women artists from Dannenberg and Lüneburg.  The winners of 2013 Daniel Frese Prize, on the theme “Art and History,” are Gilta Jansen of Dannenberg and Daniela Töbelmann of...


Federal Environmental Foundation Awards Leuphana Projects 420,000 Euros


Lüneburg. Good news for two sustainability initiatives of Leuphana University Lüneburg: The German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU) has awarded more than 400,000 Euro for Leuphana projects. Prof. Dr. Werner Wahmhoff,...


Leuphana Receives Distinction for Teacher Education


Lüneburg. With its exceptional model for educating teachers Leuphana University of Lüneburg is among the top-ranked universities in Germany. This was affirmed by the recent distinction which Leuphana was awarded within a...


Leuphana Teacher Education: Visions for the Classroom in 2020


Lüneburg: The current national debate over the quality of teacher education at German universities underscores the high value society places on this degree program.  Leuphana University of Lüneburg contributes to this...


Universities Collaborate on Digital Media


Hamburg/Lüneburg. Leuphana University of Lüneburg and the Hamburg Media School (HMS) will offer a joint bachelor degree program in “Digital Media,” starting this winter semester. The cooperation agreement for this new venture...


Study shows: Many caregivers in the nursing home sector consider changing jobs


Nursing home directors can do a great deal to retain personnel

Lüneburg. Many nursing home caregivers are exhausted—about one in five is thinking about switching careers. In nursing homes where the director pays attention to...


EUR 1.6 billion for Healthy Ageing


Leuphana University Lüneburg will apply for an EU Innovation Project, with an investment volume of up to EUR 1.6 billion – Big Data revolution in Healthcare through focused European collaboration in the most promising...


Foundation Model brings Success


Lüneburg. The positive results are clearly visible ten years after Leuphana University of Lüneburg assumed the legal status of a foundation under German public law. One particular advantage from the university’s perspective...


Algae can make sewage treatment plants more effective


Economists would certainly call it a win-win situation: in the future algae may well be used to clean contaminated water while simultaneously serving as an energy source.  For now, this remains only a remote prospect.  A...


Biofuel plant Jatropha put to the test


World’s largest study of Jatropha projects exposes unsolved problems

First considered a salvation, then treated as a curse: the biofuel plant Jatropha is symbolic for the fate of the entire biofuels industry. Biofuels are...


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