Category Archives: Cultural

Visiting Argentina – the land of beef and mate tea

Alexander Feckler shares his experience during his visit at the Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata (UNMdP) and the Universidad de Córdoba (UCO) in Argentina, as part of an internationalization project of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU).

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Escaping German winter: A warm visit in Mexico & exciting research options

Mirco Bundschuh shares his experiences after coming back from an interesting visit at a field office of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) as well as the Center for Research and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute (CINVESTAV) in Yucatan, Mexico.

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Costa Rica: A tropical e(coto)xperience – Part 4

In this series of posts, Carsten Brühl reports about his current trip to Costa Rica. Part 4 is all about his visit of the Laguna de Madre Dios, where researchers sample water and fish to analyse for pesticide residues originating from upstream banana and pineapple plantations.

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Costa Rica: A tropical e(coto)xperience – Part 2

In this series of posts, Carsten Brühl reports about his current trip to Costa Rica. Part 2 is all about his host Clemens Ruepert who is an experienced environmental analytical chemist at the Regional Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances of the National University of Costa Rica.

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International Exhibition Extended! Opening on 5th July!

International Exhibition Opening, December 2016

Last semester the Welcome Center Landau and the University Shop organised an exhibition under the title “University of Koblenz-Landau Goes International”. With this international exhibition we wanted to portray students from abroad, who joined us and contribute to the diverse community of our university. All of them have become active members of our international student body. They commit themselves to supporting their fellow students or show how they made their way to Landau and have faced the challenges of daily life in a foreign country. Now we are extending our exhibition! Continue reading