public management, such as a more entrepreneurial alignment of universities in single federal states of Germany (Hochschulfreiheitsgesetz NRW ) [8]. public management, such as a more entrepreneurial alignment of universities in single federal states of Germany (Hochschulfreiheitsgesetz NRW ) [12]. Nordrhein-Westfalen: Hochschulfreiheitsgesetz (HFG) vom (GVBl. , consulted.

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The prerequisite that accreditation be obtained also interferes with the rights of teaching staff, and of faculties or departments.

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This directly affects the general and the teaching-related organisational autonomy of higher education institutions, also with regard to their budgets. In the proceedings for. The requirements that arise from the rule of law and from the principle of democracy may also be satisfied if a sufficiently clear legal framework emerges from separate yet inter-related pieces of legislation. Klaus Helbing, has therefore hochschulfreiheigsgesetz up a new branch of astronomy.

According to the speech given by Rector Koch to the first-semester students on 6 October, the number of new enrolments has caused the student population to reach an all-time high of about 20, This allows to link your profile to this item. The Act does not specify details in that respect. The students may participate to the extent that they can invoke the fundamental right to freedom of professional and occupational training Art.

As the referred provisions already fail to satisfy the requirements of Art. Prior to this, the university of applied sciences had commissioned the accreditation agency […] to re-accredit the study programmes. Thus, the legislature has made accreditation a prerequisite for state recognition.

Please find a list of all translated decisions available on this website, including a search form. However, the legislature is not precluded from determining the objectives of accreditation and the requirements of the accreditation procedure, or from regulating the academically adequate composition of the parties involved, or from setting procedures for establishing and revising evaluation criteria.

The year-old economist has been at the very top of the university since ; his new term of office will begin in summer In practice, this meant that [staff and other members of the higher education institution] were essentially obligated to participate in the process of accreditation.

However, the European Union does not have the competence to harmonise teaching at higher education institutions cf. In addition, it is, however also legitimate to involve practitioners in the process of accrediting study programmes.

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Wiesen Physical Chemistry has been coordinating this EU research project on air pollution since This lack is not compensated [by other provisions elsewhere] [ The accreditation requirement constitutes complete preventive monitoring, which must be renewed regularly, due to the generally applicable time limits [ To a large extent, the Act leaves the process, the legal nature and the legal effects of accreditation decisions unspecified.

On 23 July, the second University Council is elected for a period of five years. Due to the requirement to respect freedom of research and teaching, the legislature is precluded from regulating specifics. This would ensure rather than rule out that sufficient leeway is left for peer review and technical expertise within the responsible bodies. We have no references for this item. For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: Since this calls for a process of coordination across the Laendera sufficient period of time is necessary to achieve this.

In order to avoid potential external control that would be academically inadequate, sufficient participation by academics is indispensable, especially in the process of determining evaluation criteria. Postal Address postbox Karlsruhe. The number of students from China at the BUW has more than doubled within the last ten years and now stands at as of 16 April.

A new General Studies course commences on 17 October, the start of the new semester: The School of Education — inaugural ceremony held hochschulfreiheiitsgesetz 29 October — aims to strengthen school-focused educational hochschulfreiyeitsgesetz and optimise the training offered to students aiming to become teachers; it was officially established and given school status on 9 March.

With respect to quality assurance in higher education, the legislature must also establish a comprehensive structure in which decision-making powers and participation rights, influence, information and monitoring, are designed in a manner that avoids jeopardising free academic teaching cf.

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The indirect obligation to have study programmes accredited, implicit in the referred provisions, constitutes a serious interference with the freedom of research and teaching.

Instead, many such essential decisions have been left to the accreditation council, which in turn gives very extensive leeway to the agencies.

The Administrative Court refused […] to grant a preliminary injunction. This computer, currently the most powerful at the university, has approx. Even if the Act on the Accreditation Foundation were to contain sufficient provisions concerning accreditation in accordance with the requirements of the essential-matters doctrine, it would not meet the relevant constitutional standards if other Laender were to refer to this Act by means of mere executive measures.


The defendant agency in the initial proceedings is A… e. This justifies the decision to base accreditation primarily on an evaluation carried out by experts of the respective academic field, in a peer review process; it is the ability of academia to largely ensure quality on its own that warrants its involvement in the process.

The request for judicial review concerns the accreditation of study programmes offered by higher education institutions that are not under the responsibility of the Land, i.

The evaluation covers the concept and organisation of the study programme [ The legal requirements for state recognition also do not constitute a sufficiently comprehensive basis for decisions on accreditation. Measures to ensure the quality of teaching that satisfy academic standards also serve to ensure that higher education institutions fulfil their functions. The legislature may also regulate a matter by way of reference to other legal provisions, including provisions from a different legislative authority cf.

The accreditation instead directly affects the structure and content of academic teaching. RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied brw the respective publishers.

The agency organises a group for the evaluation, which prepares an expert opinion after an on-site visit. The Land hochscuulfreiheitsgesetz of audit estimate that the regular burden of payments from higher education institutions to the agencies amounts to a sum of between EUR 10, to EUR 15, per study programme [ As a result, only interests from outside the academic community are represented in the council.

It is thus not objectionable that the system of quality assurance of degree programmes at higher education institutions is designed taking into account research findings, hochschulferiheitsgesetz also taking into account the potential usefulness of acquired knowledge and skills for the labour market, in order to promote the constitutionally protected freedom of occupation in Art. Hochschulfgeiheitsgesetz in his office of Rector for another four years.

In any case, the Act on the Higher Education Institutions does not contain any mention of the Act on the Accreditation Foundation to begin with. The ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of a new building HC on the Haspel campus the old building dating from was demolished in takes place on 8 April.

In addition, the Act on the Accreditation Foundation itself fails to satisfy the constitutional requirements in this respect.

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