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The wave of forced migration in 2015 and 2016 has changed integration politics in towns, administrative districts and municipalities in Germany forever. As a consequence, local integration management has been set up in several municipalities or existing structures have been expanded. At the same time, funding for integration policy measures is often not secure.

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A team of researchers at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) has now investigated changes to the area and height of all glaciers in the European Alps over a 14 year period in their recent study. The result: approximately 17 percent of the entire volume of the ice has been lost since the start of the new millennium. The findings were published in the journal Nature Communications.

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The FAU university election is currently taking place via postal vote. The Students' Representatives have put a ‘Vote-O-Meter’ online as well as an online podium discussion on 25 June, speed dating, videos and an Instagram takeover of the FAU channel @uni_fau.

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Explosions from stars, so-called supernovas, can shed some light onto the research into dark matter. This has been shown by a study carried out by team of German and Slovenian researchers at FAU and the University of Nova Gorica.

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After 182 days, the x-ray telescope eROSITA on board the Spectrum-X-Gamma space probe has completed its first complete survey of the sky. The new map of the hot, energetic universe includes more than one million objects. Researchers at FAU are strongly involved in the project.

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Students at FAU can apply for a Germany Scholarship until 15 July. The funding amounts to 300 euros per month, it is initially granted for two semesters and can be extended on an annual basis

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From Tuesday 16 June, students who are in acute need and require direct assistance will be able to apply online for assistance in the form of a non-repayable grant at www.ueberbrueckungshilfe-studierende.de.

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To support the political discussion about further developing energy reform and sustainable economic development during the coronavirus pandemic, the Expert Commission for the Monitoring Process ‘Energy of the Future’ of the Federal Government has made a statement detailing central fields of action for the German energy reform in a European context. FAU is represented in the Expert Commission by Prof. Dr. Veronika Grimm, Chair of Economic Theory.