Amendment Of The 2002 University Act And Of The Act On Heis 2005

Original Language Title: Änderung des Universitätsgesetzes 2002 und des Hochschulgesetzes 2005

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21 federal law be changed with the 2002 University Act and the University Act 2005

The National Council has decided:

Article 1

Federal law, which changes the University Act 2002

The 2002 University Act, Federal Law Gazette I no. 120/2002, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 45/2014, is amended as follows:

1. in the table of contents of the 2a is eliminated. Subsection of the 1st section of the I. partly line with the exception of the section relating to 14 h.

2. in the table of contents is heading to the 3rd subsection of the 2nd section of the I. partly "Special provisions for the clinical areas of medical universities and the universities where a medical school is set up".

3. in the table of contents, that line is in the 2nd section of the VIII. sometimes the section 123a:

"section 123a. "and section 123 b. transitional provisions for the establishment of a medical school" 4. In the table of contents of the VIII partly following lines be inserted after the 5th section:


"5a. section Association of universities section 140a." Succession section 140 b. transitional provisions for the Constitution and the organizational development plan § 140 c. Transition from rental of real estate, buildings and premises § 140d. Reconciliation of the personnel section 140e. Transitional provisions for the representatives of the workers and workers § 140f. Studienrechtliche transitional provisions § 140 g. and § 140 h. Other provisions"5. In section 2, the point is replaced at the end of the Z 12 by a semi-colon and following Z 13 added:



"13 reconciliation of study or profession with care responsibilities for children and elderly dependents."

6. in article 9, the quote "section 10" by the quote "§ 10 para 1" will be replaced.

7 § 10 is preceded by the sales designation (1) and the following paragraph 2 is added:

"(2) any University is also entitled to acquire other assets - without prejudice to §§ 26 and 27 - in particular in the form of donations, donations and sponsorship."

8 14 h is added the following paragraph 8 section:

"(8) in accordance with the study fields in the para 2 included studies is an introductory and orientation phase in accordance with article 66, paragraph 1, to establish 1a and 1B as part of the study." "The selection of students is carried out until no later than one semester following approval, section 66 paragraph 1, 1a and 1B shall apply that the selection process is part of the introductory and orientation phase."

9. in article 15, paragraph 6, the quote "section 10" by the quote "§ 10 para 1" will be replaced.

10 § 19 para 2 No. 6 is:



"6 woman promotion plan and equality (article 20 b);"

11. According to article 19, paragraph 2, the following paragraph 2a is inserted:

"(2a) in particular provisions relating to measures in case of plagiarism or other exchanges of scientific achievements in the context of written seminar and papers, theses, diploma and master theses, artistic diploma and master theses and dissertations can be included in the Statute." In addition the Rectorate can decide on a possible exclusion of graduating from a maximum of two semesters for serious and intentional pirating or serious and wilful. other exchanges of scientific achievements in the framework of theses (Bachelor, diploma and master theses, artistic diploma and master theses and dissertations) with notice"

12 § 20 paragraph 5 first sentence reads:

"As the head or the head of an organization unit with research and teaching duties or tasks of development and the development of the arts and the teaching of art an appropriately qualified person with a upright service to the Federal Government, which is assigned to the University to the service, or upright working relationship to the University is by the Rector's Office at the suggestion of professors and university professors of the concerned organizational unit to order."

13. after article 20, following articles 20a and 20b including headings shall be inserted:

"Gender-oriented composition of collegiate bodies

section 20a. (1) article 20a applies to all in accordance with this federal law, as well as by the organisation chart and the Statute of the University established collegiate institutions, unless otherwise provided in this Federal Act. Examination boards are excluded from the application of this provision.

(2) any collegiate body in accordance with paragraph 1 at least 50 vH women have to belong to. Collegiate institutions with an odd number of members is calculated, by the number of members is computationally to reduce a member and the required percentage of women of this number is to be determined.

(3) both the Senate and the Federal Government have to be considered when the election or appointment of members of the University Council of paragraph 2.

(4) the creation of the list of candidates and candidates as part of election proposals for the elected representatives and representatives of the groups pursuant to § 25 para 4 Nos. 1, 2 and 3 has to be, that at least 50 vH women at selectable point to rows. This also applies to the alternate members to be elected. Section 2, second sentence, shall apply. The Working Group for equality issues collects no speeches of the defectiveness of the election proposals in accordance with § 42 paragraph 8 d, the Senate elected on the basis of this recommendation applies at least in terms of para 2 as a properly assembled.

Wife promotion plan and equality

Article 20 b (1) of the Frauenförderungsplan and the equal opportunities plan are part of the Statute (section 19 para 2 No. 6). The right proposal of woman promotion plan and the gender equality plan and the right at the Working Group for equal treatment issues to (section 44) proposal of a change of woman promotion plan and the gender equality plan at the Rectorate. A departure from the proposal of the Working Group for equality issues by the Rectorate is possible only with a corresponding statement to the Working Group for equal treatment issues. About the wife support plan and the gender equality plan, a decision to take is six months from the proposal of the Rector's Office of the Senate.

(2) the woman promotion plan and the gender equality plan serve implementing constitutional requirements to actual equality in accordance with article 7 para 2 and 3 B-VG, as well as of the Federal law on equal treatment in the area of the Confederation (B-GlBG), in regard to the universities and the provisions of this Federal Act on equality and equal treatment of women and men. "In addition to the Frauenförderungsplan according to § 11a B GlBG are in an own equality plan in particular the areas of compatibility (§ 2 Z 13) as well as to regulate non-discrimination (2 main pieces of I. part B GlBG)."

14. in article 21, paragraph 1 Z 13 is the word and string "annual report did a report on the activities of the Working Group for equality issues related to the gender-equitable composition of University collegial bodies (proper application of section 11 paragraph 2 No. 3 of the federal equal treatment Act B GlBG, BGBl. No. 100/1993)" is replaced by the word and string "The annual report did a report on the measures relating to the gender-equitable composition of University collegial bodies pursuant to section 20a".

15 paragraph 25 paragraph 3:

"(3) the Senate include representatives of professors and university professors, including the leaders and managers of organizational units with research and teaching duties or tasks of development and the development of the arts and the teaching of art who are not professors and university professors, in § 94 paragraph 2 Z 2 and Z 3 groups mentioned, of the General University staff and students to."

16 § 25 paragraph 4 Nos. 2 and 3 are:



"2. the representatives and representatives of Z are 2 and 3 groups mentioned in the article 94, paragraph 2 all university lecturers and university lecturers (§ 122 para. 3) and the scientific and artistic staff and staff in the research, to choose art and teaching (section 100) as well as the doctors and doctors in specialist training (§ 96). At the universities in accordance with § 6 Z 1 to 15 must belong to at least one person with a teaching certificate (venia docendi) the selected.

3. the representatives and representatives of the General staff of the University are to choose from all members of the General staff of the University."

17. in article 26, paragraph 1, the phrase is in the first sentence after the phrase "Work at the University," "to fundraising and" inserted.

18 § 27 para 1 subpara 1 is:



"1 by free legal transactions and donations and sponsorship to raise capital and acquire rights;"

19 § 27 para 1 No. 3 is:



"3. appropriations for carrying out scientific or artistic work, research and finding conditions in order to attract third-party and related to conclude standing agreements, insofar as they serve the scientific research or the development and development of the arts;"


20. in article 29, paragraph 5, second sentence is the word and string "article 94, paragraph 1 Z 4 in medical or dental use" through the word and string ' 94 paragraph 1 Z 4 in medical or dental use except for doctors and doctors in specialist training according to § 94 paragraph 2 No. 3 "replaced.

21 paragraph 30 subsection 2:

"(2) the ethics committees have to comply with the requirements of § 8 c paragraph 1 to 5 and 7 KAKuG. In deviation from § 8 c paragraph 4 KAKuG have to belong to the ethics committees of at least 50 vH women (section 20a)."

22 according to article 30, the following article 30a together with heading shall be inserted:

"Redistribution and use of mortality data for scientific purposes

section 30a. (1) for the purposes of medical research and death-related analyses, the federal scientific institutions may Statistics Austria after agreement of the concrete areas of application and a reasonable cost replacement provide the date of death and the cause of death of those affected. The scientific institutions and their families are subject to with regard to this data of confidentiality pursuant to § 17 para 3 Federal Statistics Act 2000, Federal Law Gazette I no. 163/1999, and may use this data only for scientific purposes.

(2) to medical universities or universities, where a medical school is set up, before the conclusion of the agreement referred to in paragraph 1, the Ethics Commission in accordance with article 30 is to deal. At other research institutions an Ethics Committee in accordance with section is deal 8 c KAKuG or a similar Ethics Commission."

23 § 32 para 1 first sentence reads:

"Head or the head of an organizational unit or a clinical Department of a medical university or a Faculty of medicine, the at the same time the function of a health department or a gleichzuwertenden institution of public hospitals (section 7 (4), Article 7a, paragraph 1 and article 7 b subsection 1 and 2 KAKuG) has, is a suitably qualified person with an upright employed by the Federal Government by the Rector's Office at the suggestion of professors and university professors of the concerned organizational unit" ", which is assigned to the University to the services, or to order an upright employment with the University with relevant medical or dental authority."

24 § 42 paragraph 8a to 8f para are:

"(8a) the respective collegiate body has to inform the Working Group for equal treatment questions immediately about its composition. The proportion of women at least 50% is not adequately maintained in accordance with section 20a para 2 of the Working Group for equality issues within four weeks can raise the plea of incorrect composition of the Arbitration Commission. The plea of incorrect composition has to be avoided, if there are objective reasons. The collegial body is incorrect, and the Working Group for equality issues raises objection, the decisions of the collegial organ are null and void. The Working Group for equality issues failure raises the plea of incorrect composition, the collegial body in regard to section 20a para 2 is considered correctly assembled.

(8B) the Senate has to inform the Working Group for equality issues no. 1 immediately of the outcome of the election of the members of the University Council pursuant to § 21 para 6. In violation of article 20a, paragraph 3, the Working Group for equality issues within four weeks can raise the plea of incorrect composition of the University Board at the Arbitration Committee. The plea of incorrect composition has to be avoided, if there are objective reasons.

(8c) the selection Committee and the Senate have to submit their respective proposal for the appointment of the Rector or Rector to the Working Group for equal treatment issues. The suspicion of discrimination on grounds of sex of a candidate exists, the Working Group for equality issues within a week has to appeal to the Arbitration Committee.

(8 d) all election proposals approved by the Electoral Commission for the elections to the Senate, including the proposals for the replacement members are to present the Working Group for equal treatment issues in regard to compliance with the ranking of at least 50 vH women at selectable point pursuant to section 20a para 4. This one has to decide whether the proposal complies with section 20a para 4 within a week. The Working Group decides to equality issues, that not enough women on the election proposal are included, he has to raise the plea of insufficiency of the election proposal to the Arbitration Committee. The Defense has to be avoided, if there are objective reasons. The Arbitration Committee decides that the objection was raised, the Election Commission has to remit the election proposal to the choice promotional group to improve.

(8e) of the Working Group for equality issues has immediately to the Minister or the Federal Minister to report if he



1. a plea of incorrect composition a collegial organ to the Arbitration Commission referred to in section 8a, a plea of the incorrect composition of the University Council in accordance with paragraph 2. raises a plea of insufficiency of the election proposal in accordance with paragraph 8 d 8b, 3. a complaint of discrimination in connection with the election of the Rector or Rector according to sec. 8 c or 4.

(8f) that has Federal Minister or the Minister to publish a representation of the implementation of the gender-equitable composition of collegiate bodies in accordance with article 20a of all universities, created on the basis of the reports of the University councils in an appropriate form on the homepage of the Federal Ministry for science and research.

25. the section 42 11 the following paragraph is added:

"(11) the Rector's Council has to provide the Working Group for equality issues for the fulfilment of its tasks appropriate personnel and resources of the thing and the rooms required in accordance with the budgetary possibilities."

26 § 43 para 9 last sentence reads:

"Of the Senate, the University Council and the Working Group for equality issues both a female and a male member of the replacement are to nominate."

27 paragraph 44 together with the heading:

"Application of the federal equal treatment Act

§ 44. To all members of the University, as well as on applicants for admission into an employment relationship to the University or for admission as students the B GlBG with the exception of the third and fourth section of the first major piece of the second part and the § § 12 and 12a shall apply, is that the University services and Central Office (article 2, paragraph 1 and 2 B GlBG) applies and meets the obligation to pay compensation in accordance with sections 17 to 19 b B GlBG. The right to the creation of a proposal for the Frauenförderungsplan (§ 11a paragraph 1 B GlBG) may refer to the Working Group for equal treatment issues."

28. in article 45, paragraph 1, the quote "section 10" by the quote "§ 10 para 1" will be replaced.

29 § 51 para 2 be added following Nos. 31 and 32:



"31 plagiarized is clearly, if text, content, or ideas are adopted and issued as their own. This includes in particular the adoption and use of text passages, theories, hypotheses, findings or data through direct, distinguished or translated takeover without appropriate identification and quoting the source and the author or the copyright holder.

32. feigning scientific services exists anyway, if "Ghostwriting" is used, or if invented or falsified data and results."

30 paragraph 54 para 6 d:

"(6 d) of studies for the teaching profession at schools or professional activities in elementary pedagogical educational institutions are set up not to a University in accordance with § 6 Z 16 to 21, and unless the authorisation in accordance with article 63, paragraph 1 Z 5, an introductory and orientation in accordance with article 66, paragraph 1 should be 1a and 1B as part of the study." "The selection of students is carried out until no later than one semester following approval, section 66 paragraph 1, 1a and 1B shall apply that the selection process is part of the introductory and orientation phase."

31 § 54 paragraph 9a receives the sales designation "9b"; b the following paragraph 9a is inserted before paragraph 9:

"(9a) in the curriculum to be adopted is the same set, regulations which studies of the UG or the law in 2005, is furnished together with colleges teacher training studies (studies for teachers at schools or professional activities in elementary pedagogical educational institutions) Federal Law Gazette I no. 30/2006, for the carrying out of studies apply." The provisions of section 91, paragraph 1 and 2 are to apply in any case. Admission to a jointly designed study may only be one of the involved educational institutions."

32. section 60 paragraph 5 first sentence reads:

"An applicant or an applicant that at any university or college admitted was, has the University to commemorate the first time admission to associate a serial number."

33. § 63 para 9 Z 1 is:



"1. the curriculum of a study furnished together with one other University or college prospects this;"


34. According to § 64 para. 1, no. 2 following Z 2a is inserted:



"2a. another Austrian testimony about the award of the study permission according to university studies permission Act, Federal Law Gazette I no. 71/2008, together with colleges, teacher training studies (studies for teachers at schools or professional activities in elementary pedagogical educational institutions);"

35. in § 64a para 11, the word "Study" is replaced by the word "Study direction group".

36. paragraph 67 paragraph 1:

"(1) the universities have set that students on request for a maximum of two semesters per case in question, in particular due to completion of a presence - or civil service, due to prolonged illness due to pregnancy, due to care responsibilities for children or elderly relatives or due to the completion of a voluntary social year, are administrative decision to dependants. Further information is set in the articles of Association. The leave of absence is to apply no later than the end of the grace period of each semester."

37. in article 87, paragraph 5, the word is "foreign".

38. in § 88 par. 1a is "conferred" replaced by the word "lent" the word.

39. in section 91, paragraph 2, the phrase is "pursuant to section 1 of the regulation of the Federal Minister for science and traffic on establishment of groups of people for admission to regular studies (person group Regulation), Federal Law Gazette II No. 211/1997, as amended by regulation BGBl. II No. 15 / 1998," by the phrase "pursuant to section 1 person groups regulation 2014 - PersGV 2014, Federal Law Gazette II No. 340/2013," replaced.

40. paragraph 91 paragraph 3:

"(3) students who are admitted to several studies, also at several universities, have the tuition fee to be paid only once. This also applies to students who are admitted to a study furnished together with a teacher training college. Students according to para 2 have an authorisation to another study at a University to pay a tuition fee of EUR 363.36. first sentence, who are admitted to a College of education "

41. section 94 para 2 and 3 are:

"(2) the scientific and artistic staff include:"



1. the professors and university professors;

2. University teachers and university lecturers, as well as the scientific and artistic staff and staff in the research, art, and teaching;

3. the doctors and doctors in specialist training.

(3) the General staff of the University include:



1. the administrative staff;

2. the technical staff;

3. the library staff;

4. the nursing staff;

5. the doctors and physicians to the exclusive performance of any tasks within the framework of a public hospital."

42. paragraph 96 together with the heading:

"Doctors and doctors in specialist training

96. physicians and physicians in training to the doctor or the specialist are § for the duration of their training in a temporary training relationship with the University. Their tasks arise from the ärzterechtlichen training requirements and the tasks is carried out in close contact with research and teaching. The doctors and doctors in specialist training are entitled to perceive tasks in research and teaching, as far as the specialist training this is not affected."

43. According to § 118, following articles 118a and 118b including headings shall be inserted:

"Construction guide plan

section 118a. (1) the Minister or the Minister has a total Austrian construction control plan, which can be divided into up to three separate planning regions, to lead as a planning instrument for the realization of University real estate projects. The construction control plan is to publish.

(2) the building control plan must include all real estate projects of the universities, particularly new buildings, conversions, (General) renovation, adaptation and rentals, each with the appropriate investment costs including basic equipment and furnishing and other one-time costs, as well as all costs.

(3) not to include in the construction control plan are projects, the financial importance of which does not exceed the value at which the regulation project, Federal Law Gazette II No. 22 / 2013, the agreement with the Federal Minister or the Federal Minister of finance to establish would be.

(4) the universities have in the medium term to announce their planned real estate projects of the Federal Minister or the Federal Minister. Every real estate project is by the concerned University under application of basis of calculation that to disclose are in the description of the project, to assess.

(5) the Minister or the Minister decides concerning the inclusion of a real estate project in the construction guide plan after presenting a description of the project by the respective University. The real estate projects are considering acquired priorities and the requirements of the universities, also across planning regions, to rank according to priority. To do this, the Minister or the Minister has to invite the universities in a planning region, together to create a proposal. This priority ranking is regularly, at least every three years, to update.

Real estate management of the universities

section 118 b. (1) to agree between the Federal Minister or the Federal Minister and the concerned University is the implementation and financing of real estate projects.

(2) the Minister or the Minister may grant approvals for individual projects in accordance with the current budgetary room for manoeuvre, the priority ranking of the leading plan, the adequacy of financial reviews, the bureaucratic focus, as well as the general economic situation.

(3) the Minister or the Minister can regulate the procedure for project planning and development in agreement with the Minister or the Federal Minister of finance by regulation and in particular rules on the individual processing steps, the to be applied in the project description (section 118a para 4) calculation basis, the consumption in the construction guide plan, creating a space and function, the planning approval, construction approval and reporting requirements of the concerned University can be made.

(4) projects, which are in accordance with Article 118a par. 3 in the construction guide plan, are excluded from the application of paragraph 3. The Federal Minister or the Federal Minister may for real estate projects, costing entirely by third parties are covered, grant derogations from the procedure referred to in paragraph 3."

44. Article 124 paragraph 15, first sentence, is:

"Ordinary students pursued doctoral studies, which I no. 74/2006 have been furnished with the amount of work of at least 120 ECTS credits prior to the entry into force of § 54 paragraph 4 as amended by Federal Law Gazette, these studies are entitled to no later than November 30, 2017, under these regulations to complete."

45. the section 125 15 the following paragraph is added:

"(15) to a university lecturer or a university lecturer at that University, he or she is assigned to the service, ff captured in an employment relationship as a University Professor or University Professor in accordance with §§ 97 are the application of section 160 is BDG 1979 allowed. In the case of the granting of an exemption under retention of the references due, exceeding the subscription paid on services considered of employment remuneration."

46. in article 135, paragraph 3, second sentence is the quote "section 94 para 3 Z 5 and no. 6" by the quote "§ 94 paragraph 3 Z 5" replaced.

47. the section 143 36 the following paragraph is added:

"(36) collegiate organs and bodies that are constituted on 1 March 2015, apply composed until the end of their term of Office with regard to section 20a, as compliance with the law."

48. § 21 para 6a, § 22 para 3a, § 25 paragraph 4a and article 25 paragraph 7a enter override.

Article 2

Federal Act 2005 amends the law on higher education

The University Act of 2005 (HG), Federal Law Gazette I no. 30/2006, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 124/2013 and the Ministry of the Bill 2014, Federal Law Gazette I no. 11/2014, is amended as follows:

1. in the table of contents, following row is inserted after the row concerning article 10:

'Article 10a. Study regulations jointly established studies"2. In the table of contents is section 17 that line:

"§ 17 Collegium" 3. In the table of contents is that line the article 19:

"§ 19 Rectorate Director or Rector's Director and other management staff" 4. In the table of contents as amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 124/2013 is the article 57 that line:

"§ 57. recognition of Bachelor thesis" 5. The following article 10a and heading shall be inserted after article 10:

"Bachelor-legal provisions together-oriented studies


Article 10a. (1) in the case of jointly established studies in the meaning of § 35 Z 4a is participation by other than the institutions referred to in article 1 in the curriculum to set, students are placed under those provisions with regard to the design of jointly designed study. While the study regulations of law applicable can be explained by way of derogation from the provisions of the 2nd main piece, but with the exception of the provisions referred to in paragraph 2, that apply to participating domestic educational institutions. This also applies to study legal regulations of the regulations adopted on the basis of the relevant provisions of the law. You are basically in its effects for which to explain study recruiters or study recruiters or study students more favourable provisions applicable. Justified exceptions must be presented in the curriculum.

(2) the following provisions of the 2nd main part are to apply to students of together-oriented studies in any case: § 41 regarding the mandatory implementation of the introductory and orientation phase in the first semesters, § 48, § 48a, paragraph 49, § 50 para 1 and para 3 to 7, article 51, paragraph 1 and paragraph 2a to article 59, paragraph 1, 3, para. 2 Nos. 1, 2, 6 and 8 and paragraph 3, section 65, as well as the provisions of the 6th section.

(3) the provisions of the 2nd main piece, what definitions, type and structure of studies at colleges, the proof of the General University entrance qualification, the regulation of curricula, admission deadlines, the allocation of serial numbers, study evidence, record and study ID, enrollment, the student status as ordinary or extraordinary students, the study of students with disabilities, the abolition of checks and the annulment of judgments, the issue of certificates , the leaving certificate and the Diploma Supplement, the academic degree, the academic term and their ceremony, leadership and revocation, nostrification and quality assurance studies concern the remain unaffected.

(4) admission to a jointly designed study may only be one of the involved educational institutions."

6 paragraph 11 paragraph 1:

"(1) the organs of the University is the University Council, the Rector's Office, the Rector or the Rector and the University College."

7 the following paragraph 3 is added to § in 11:

"(3) in accordance with the target and performance plan goals and projects has



1. the Board of Trustees within the meaning of the Advisory and control the tasks pursuant to § 12 para 9, 2. the Rectorate in the sense of strategic direction and planning and operational management of the College the tasks pursuant to § 15 par. 3, 3. the Rector or Rector within the meaning of the direction of the College of education and representation outward of the tasks in accordance with article 13, paragraph 1 and 4. the University College in terms of the interaction of representatives and representatives of the teachers and students, as well as administrative staff the tasks pursuant to § 17 para 1 to perceive."

8. in article 12, paragraph 1 Nos. 1 and para. 2 No. 2, section 74a para 1, 2, 6 and 8, and in article 79 Z is 1a and 2 turn each "Education, arts and culture" by the phrase "Education and women" replaced.

9 paragraph 12 paragraph 5:

"(5) a member of the University Council can be dismissed before the expiry of the term of Office of the ordering institution by decision of its function due to"



"1. a severe breach of duty, 2. a criminal conviction, 3 lack of health fitness."

10. in article 12, paragraph 8, the phrase "the study Commission" is replaced by the phrase "University College" and the phrase "the representation of the students" by the phrase "the students - and Student Union or the University representation".

11 paragraph 12 paragraph 9:

"(9) the Council has the following duties:"



1st call of functions of the Rector or the Rector and Vice Rector and the Vice Rector, as well as implementation of the selection procedure and create a ranking proposal of all applicants and applicants for the order by the competent Member of the Government, 2. advice of the Rectorate in key strategic matters of University development, 3. opinion on the designs of curricula, 4. decisions on the design of the organizational plan and request the submission to the competent Member of the Government ,

5.
Approval of the Statute and the rules of procedure of the higher education Council, 6.
Resolution on the draft of the goals and performance plan and request the submission to the competent Member of the Government, 7 resolution on the draft of the annual resource plan and request the submission to the competent Member of the Government, 8.
Obligation to report to the competent Member of the Government in serious legal violations by higher education institutions, as well as at risk of severe economic damage, 9.
"Statement on the dismissal of the Rector and Rector or a Vice Rector and a Vice Rector by the competent Member of the Government, 10 opinion on the proposed entrustment with the cable of an Institute of the College of education in accordance with § 16, 11 opinion on the concept of the College of education quality control in achieving internal objectives in accordance with § 15 ABS. 3 Z 17."

12 § 13 para 2 and 3 are:

"(2) to the Rector or Rector can only one person



1. a completed university degree as well as a scientific qualification corresponding to the task profile, 2.
the ability to the organisational and economic management of a teacher training college, 3.
several years of experience in teaching and research, as well as knowledge of the Austrian and international research and education landscape and 4.
Experience in the international cooperation of education be ordered.

(3) the call of the function of the Rector or Rector and the implementation of the selection procedure are the responsibility of the Board of Trustees. Applications have to contain a concept for the development of the College. The incoming applications are after the Federal staff representation Act, Federal Law Gazette No. 133/1967, the Personalvertretung(en), the University College and the Working Group for equal treatment issues to provide competent organs. They have the right to submit a reasoned written opinion within three weeks. The Board of Trustees has the competent Member of the Government to submit a ranking proposal with all applicants and candidates for the appointment of the Rector or Rector, as well as the comments received by the according to the Federal staff representation Act competent organs of Personalvertretung(en), of the University College, and of the Working Group for equality issues. The appointment is made by the Government member responsible for a term of five years, with an order before October 1 that year, orders shall be placed during which, as a first year."

13. in the first sentence of § 13 para 6 is the phrase after the phrase "special contractual service relationship with the Federal Government" "in accordance with section 36 of the contract staff Act 1948, BGBl. No. 86/1948" inserted.

14 the following paragraph 7 is added to the article 13:

"(7) the responsible member of the Government can the Rector or the Rector because of a serious breach of duty, a criminal conviction or, if the principal or the principal unsuitable turns for the performance of official duties as harmless, called in advance of his or her function." The Personalvertretung(en) and the Working Group for equal treatment issues the possibility of an opinion is the Board of Trustees, the University College, according to the Federal staff representation Act competent bodies to give."

15 paragraph 14:

"Section 14 (1) at the Pädagogische Hochschule is a vice principal and a vice principal or are taking on the inner structure of the College appointed two vice rectors and Vice Rectors. The Vizerektor(en) or Vizerektorin(NEN) members of the Rector's Board and have the Rector or the principal in the case of disability to present to support the areas allocated to them in the organizational plan and in the case of premature withdrawal of the Rector or Rector of or whose duties up to ordering a new Rector or a new Rector to perceive. Yet they have with regard to those areas that do not explicitly associated with a Vice President or a Vice Rector, agreed to proceed.

(2) when selecting the vice-rectors and the Vice Rectors is sure that the competences in the Rector's Office cover the following areas:



1 teaching and research, 2 studies and organization law, 3. school development and 4 higher education development (human resources and organizational development).


(3) the call of the function of the Vice Rector, or the Vice-Rector and the implementation of the selection procedure are the responsibility of the Board of Trustees. The call of the function of the Vice Rector, or the Vice-Rector can be without specifying the tasks, taking into consideration paragraph 2. The incoming applications are the Personalvertretung(en), the University College and the Working Group for equal treatment issues to submit after the Federal staff representation Act competent bodies. They have the right to submit a reasoned written opinion within three weeks. The Board of Trustees has the competent Member of the Government to submit a ranking proposal with all applicants and candidates for the appointment to the Vice Rector and the Vice Rector and the comments received by the according to the Federal staff representation Act competent organs of Personalvertretung(en), of the University College, and of the Working Group for equality issues. The Rector (designate) or the (President-elect) Rector is entitled to give an opinion on the ranking to the competent Member of the Government. The appointment is made by the Government member responsible for a term of five years, with an order before October 1 that year, orders shall be placed during which, as a first year.

(4) § 13 para 4 and 5 apply.

(5) the vice-rectors and the Vice Rectors are a temporary on the duration of the exercise of its function, special contractual service relationship with the Federal Government in accordance with section 36 of the contract staff Act 1948, BGBl. No. 86 / 1948. Inclusion in this employment is carried out by the competent Member of the Government. A person to the Vice Rector and the Vice Rector is appointed, which is already in a service relationship with the Federal Government, she is on leave for the duration of the exercise of its function in the existing employment relationship under omission of the references.

(6) the responsible member of the Government can a Vice President or a Vice Rector because of a serious breach of duty, a criminal conviction, or if the Vice Rector, or the Vice-Rector unsuitable turns out for the performance of official duties as harmless, called in advance of his or her function. The Personalvertretung(en) and the Working Group for equal treatment issues the possibility of an opinion is Rector or Rector, the Board of Trustees, the University College, according to the Federal staff representation Act competent bodies to give."

16. in article 15, par. 3 Z 12, the phrase "Target and performance plan" is the phrase "design a" prefix.

17. in article 15, para. 3, Z is 13 the phrase "annual resource plan" the phrase "design a" preceded by.

18. in article 15, par. 3 Z 14 is the phrase "internal budget allocation" the phrase "budget planning and" prepended.

19. in article 15, paragraph 3, the point will be replaced at the end of the Z 15 by a comma and following Z 16 to 19 are attached:



"16 personnel planning and staff development at the University, 17 quality control in achieving internal objectives, 18. preliminary determination of the areas of responsibility of vice rectors and Vice Rectors until the entry into force of a new organizational plan and 19 of the rules of procedure of the Rectorate approval."

20 paragraph 15 paragraph 5:

"(5) the Rector's Council decides by a majority vote, where the conclusion of a valid decision of the voice of the Rector or Rector needed. Vote the vote shall be decisive of the Rector or Rector. The rules of procedure referred to in paragraph 6 may provide the resolution requirement of unanimity."

21. in article 15, paragraph 6, first sentence is omitted the phrase "the approval of the higher education Council and".

22. in article 15, paragraph 6, second sentence is inserted after the phrase "In the rules of procedure is" the phrase "in accordance with the organizational plan".

23. in article 16, paragraph 1, the phrase is replaced "Teachers or teacher" by the term "Teachers".

24. in article 16 paragraph 1a is "Teachers" replaced by the word "Teachers" the term.

25 paragraph 16 paragraph 2:

"(2) Betrauungen referred to in paragraph 1 be carried out for a period of not more than five years of study. Recent Betrauungen are allowed. In the case of a change in the establishment plan, which leads to a change in the structure of the Institute, a new entrustment of the affected lines of the Institute shall be."

26 paragraph 17 together with the heading:

"Collegium

§ 17 (1) in addition to the decision-making powers conferred by other legal provisions are the University College the following tasks:



1 opinion relating to the internal organisation and communication (organisation chart, statutes), 2nd opinion in the selection procedure to the order of the Rector or the Rector and Vice Rector or Vice Rector, 3rd opinion at the dismissal of the Rector and Rector or Vice Rector and the Vice Rector, 4. enactment of the curriculum and examination regulations, 5. advice on educational issues and measures of quality assurance , 6 opinion on complaints and complaint preliminary decision pursuant to § 14 of the Administrative Court Procedure Act - VwGVG, Federal Law Gazette I no. 33/2013, complaints in student matters, which in the case of the template to the Administrative Court of appeal to join is, 7 creation of measures of evaluation and quality assurance of study programmes, 8 setting up a working group for equality issues and 9 approval of the rules of procedure of the University College.

(2) the College Council consists of eleven members, from



1. six representatives and representatives of the teaching staff from the District of teachers pursuant to § 18 para 1 Nos. 1 and 2, also in the function of managers and directors of organizational units of the teacher training college, 2. three representatives or representatives of the students - and Student Union or college representing the College and 3. two representatives or representatives of the administrative staff of the University.

(3) at the College of agricultural and environmental education Vienna, a member to entsendendes the Federal Minister or the Minister of agriculture and forestry, environment and water management is part of the University College in addition to the members referred to in paragraph 2.

(4) the term of Office of the University College is three academic years. The representatives and representatives referred to in paragraph 2 are Z 1 to 3 to order as follows:



1. the representative or representatives of the teaching staff are all teachers pursuant to § 18 para 1 to choose from Nos. 1 and 2, to send 2 that are representative or representatives of students - and Student Union or the representation of college by the students - Student Union and representing higher education, to choose 3 that are representative or the representatives of the management staff of all members of the administrative staff.

(5) the representatives and representatives referred to in paragraph 2 are close to choose secret and personal election in same, Nos. 1 and 3. At the same time, an appropriate number of deputies or representatives is to choose. The result of the election is to be published immediately and appropriately in the College of education.

(6) the election of representatives and representatives pursuant to par. 2 Nos. 1 and 3 is to write out in good time so that a seamless continuation of the businesses of the newly appointed University College is guaranteed. After the expiry of the term of Office or after premature withdrawal of all elected members of the College Board and their deputies or representatives have the previous members, their deputies or representatives to continue the business until the Constitution of the newly appointed University College.

(7) each Member of the University College is a decisive voice. Abstention is not permitted. The Rector or the Rector, the vice-rectors and the Vice Rectors have the right to participate in the meetings of the University College with an advisory vote. By majority vote, the participation of the members of the Rector's Board on individual agenda items can be excluded. If necessary, can be consulted persons other than specialists in an advisory and established commissions (in particular for the intended study programs). The University College for the occupation of the commissions can be used also experts who are not members of the University College.


(8) for the enactment and amendment of curricula according to § 42, entscheidungsbefugte curriculum committees should be used. Each curriculum Commission consists of the teacher training college and three representatives and representatives of the students of six representatives and representatives of the teaching staff. The curriculum Commission is quorate if more than half of the members and at least two members from the field of the teaching staff and a member from the area of the students are present. The curriculum commissions are set up at the latest for the duration of the term of Office of the University College. The curriculum committees are bound by the policies of the University College, their decisions shall require the approval of the University College.

(9) the Collegium of the school is half of the members quorate if more than and at least two members from the field of the teaching staff and a member of the students, as well as administrative staff are present. The College Board decides by majority vote. Vote decides who or the Chairman. The meetings of the University College are not public.

(10) the Collegium of the school has to adopt its rules of procedure that has detailed provisions about the management, set the policy for the committees and the election of the Chairperson and its or their representation."

27 § 18 para 1 subpara 1 is:



"1 Hochschullehr and contract College teaching staff (permanent staff)," 28. In article 18, paragraph 2, and article 20, paragraph 1, the phrase is replaced "Federal teacher or federal teachers and federal contract teacher or federal contract teachers" by the phrase "Hochschullehr - and contract College teachers".

29 paragraph 19 together with the heading:

"Rector's Office Director or Rector's Director and other management staff

Section 19 (1) the Rector's Office Director or the Rector's Director and other administrative staff to support the organs of the University in fulfilling their role in particular in the following areas:



1 studies and examination administration 2. human resources management, 3. budget - financial management, 4. building operation and technical services, 5. procurement, inventory and material management, 6 Legal Affairs, 7 information gathering, event being, 8 third-party media matters, 9 planning preparation, and 10 General administrative affairs.

The Rector or the Rector can entrust the Rector's Office Director or the Rector's Office Director in accordance with the size and item fullness of the College with the separate registration of certain matters. This or that is subject to any instructions of the Rector or Rector there.

(2) the occupation of the jobs for the Rector's Office Director or the Rector's Director and other administrative staff is carried out by the competent Member of the Government in accordance with the staff regulations, and in terms of the Rector's Office Director or the Director of the Rectorate, a right to be heard comes to the Rector or Rector."

30. in article 20, paragraph 2, Z 4 is replaced by the phrase "in the organization plan' the phrase"by the Board of Trustees".

31 § 21 para 1 and 2 are:

"(1) all organs of the University have to work towards achieving a balance between men and women at the College numbers in all workspaces. Achieving this is through appropriate measures, in particular through the adoption and implementation of woman promotion plan, to strive for.

(2) at each College a working group for equality issues is by the University College to set up, tasked to counter discrimination by institutions of teacher training college on the grounds of sex, as well as on the basis of ethnic origin, religion or belief, age or sexual orientation and to advise the members and organs of the Pedagogical College in these matters and support."

32. in article 21, paragraph 7, the point will be replaced at the end of the No. 3 by a comma and it will be attached following Z 4:



"4. information about a forthcoming dismissal of a member of the Rector."

33. paragraph 21 paragraph 9:

"(9) is the Working Group for equality issues fundamental to the assumption that the decision of a higher education institution represents a discrimination against people on the basis of gender or on the basis of ethnic origin, religion or belief, age or sexual orientation, he is entitled to call the Board of Trustees or the competent Member of the Government within two weeks."

34. in article 25, paragraph 2, second sentence the phrase "Study Commission" is replaced by the phrase "the Collegium".

35. in article 25, para. 2, last sentence as well as in § 51 para 1 each replaced the phrase "Study Commission" by the phrase "University College".

36. in section 27, paragraph 2, article 36, paragraph 2, article 42, paragraph 1, 4 and 6, § 43 para. 1 and § 47 the phrase "the study Commission" is replaced by the phrase "the Collegium".

37. § 28 para 2 No. 1 is:



"1st choice orders for members of the teaching and administrative staff in the University College," 38. In article 28, paragraph 3, the first sentence is replaced by following two sets:

"The Statute is adopted by the Rectorate or to amend, is the University College to give opportunity to comment. The issue, as well as any change in the Constitution requires the approval of the Board of Trustees effective."

39. in paragraph 29, the first two sentences are replaced by the following two records:

"The Rector's Council has to prepare a draft of the organisation plan, which is to be submitted to the University College for its opinion and to choose from the Board of Trustees is. The design of the organizational plan is to present the competent Member of the Government, together with a possible opinion of the University College for approval."

40. paragraph 30:

"Section 30 (1) has the Rectorate in terms of economy, efficiency and expediency, in the framework of the framework conditions to verordnenden by the competent Member of the Government to prepare a draft of the goals and performance plan for three years and to submit it to the Council for decision. The inclusion of the offerings of Bachelor and master studies obtaining a Magisterium in the target and performance plan requires the testing and the positive opinion of the quality assurance Council pursuant to section 74a para 1 Nos. 3 and 4.

(2) content of the target and performance plan include:



1. strategic goals, priorities, profiling, 2.
the measures necessary to achieve the objectives and priorities as well as services to be provided in qualitative and quantitative terms.

(3) the Board of Trustees has to decide the design of target and performance plan within four weeks and to induce the submission to the competent Member of the Government."

41. § 31 para 1 to 3 are:

"(1) the Rector's Council has to submit a draft of the resource plan for the coming year for decision to the Board of Trustees once a year.

(2) the resource plan has the in accordance with the requirements of the competent Member of the Government to the achievement of the objectives and services the necessary personnel, space, equipment - and effort needed to contain. In addition data are in terms of the objectives and performance plan



1. to the extent the objectives, 2. the success of the measures or to necessary adjustments and 3 offer to record. Similarly, the resource plan has a balance of resources, including an accounts to the activities of the University within the framework of their own legal personality, to contain the expected development of services and the resources to be deployed for the coming three years for the past year, as well as a representation. Also operational and financial as well as output-oriented key figures are to take up in the resource plan.

(3) the Board of Trustees has to encourage the submission of the draft to the competent Member of the Government decision-making."

42. § 36 para 1 second sentence reads:

"It consists of the winter semester and summer semester, each including the lecture-free period."

43. in section 38a para 1a, the term "Bachelor" is replaced by the term "Bachelor".

44. in article 42, paragraph 2, the term "Bachelorprüfungen" is replaced by the phrase "Bachelor's and master's theses" Z 4.

45. § 43 para 2 subpara 2 is:



"2. the order way of persons entrusted with the implementation of tests and assessment of master's theses, with choices for students to provide are for master's theses to the organisational conditions,' 46. Article 48, paragraph 1 reads:

"(1) to cover one or several theses within the framework of courses are in the Bachelor's degree." Further details are set in the respective curriculum. provisions relating to theses"

47. § 49 para 1 as amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 124/2013 is:


"(1) graduates and graduates of a master's program in accordance with § 35 Z 1a have before awarding the academic grade positively assessed master work by passing a full copy to the library of the teacher training college at which the degree is awarded to publish. The scientific works or parts thereof that are not accessible to a mass duplication are exempt from the publication requirement."

48. section 49 paragraph 2 as amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 124/2013 is not available in the phrase "as well as at the Austrian National Library".

49. § 51 para 2 subpara 2 is:



"2. University entrance examination pursuant to the University degree Authorization Act, BGBl. I no. 71/2008, or relevant university entrance examination in accordance with section 64a of the University Act 2002, Gazette I no. 120/2002 as amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 81/2009," 50th § 51 para 3 is:

"(3) the determination of suitability has scientific criteria to take into account. Information on the professional requirements and self exploration instruments is to keep the site available. Information on determining the suitability are to provide, no later than six months before the start of the academic year at the latest four weeks prior to registering on the site. Detailed provisions about the admission requirements, the application process including the determination of suitability to the Bachelor's degree program, as well as on the conditions for the study of (higher) courses are set by Decree of the competent Member of the Government, as well as according to the requirements of the curricula through regulation of the College Board."

51. in § 52 in the amended Federal Law Gazette I is no. 124/2013, the phrase "the study Commission" replaced by the phrase "University College".

52. paragraph 53 paragraph 1:

"(1) an applicant or an applicant, the or the College to any domestic or University approved was the University on the occasion of the first admission to the Bachelor has to assign a matriculation number." This is the question for all further study approvals to retain students. The detailed provisions on education and assignment of serial numbers are to meet by regulation of the Commissioner of the Government."

53. the heading of § 57 in the amended Federal Law Gazette I no. 124/2013 is:

"Recognition of Bachelor thesis"

54. in paragraph 57, as amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 124/2013 is omitted in the last half-sentence, the phrase "or a master's thesis".

55. in article 59, paragraph 2, the bracket expression is omitted Z 3 to 5 each.

56. section 59 para 2 Nos. 6, 7 and 8 as amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 124/2013 shall read:



"6. in each semester assessed shares of educational practical studies single repetition - but twice - negative judged; a reference of the practical school is equal to keep a negative assessment of the semester, 7.
was assessed negatively in a prescribed examination of introductory and orientation phase at the last repetition, 8.
the bachelor study programs for secondary (vocational training) with the dual vocational training as well as technical and commercial departments opt out of the employment relationship. "

57. in the final part of article 59, paragraph 2, the last sentence is omitted.

58. the following paragraph 3 is added to § the 59:

"(3) the recent admission to one in accordance with paragraph is allowed without giving reasons 2 Z 1 or 2 or study prematurely terminated after comparable study regulations of other post-secondary educational institutions. But, distance study must be prematurely terminated study as well as unsuccessfully consumed taking within the meaning of paragraph 2 in this respect to take into account 3 to 7, no longer available Z as they once again started studying. Recent admission to one in accordance with paragraph 2 is Z 3 to 7 or study prematurely terminated after comparable study regulations of other post-secondary educational institutions scholarships only to pronounce, if particularly worthy of consideration and not in the sphere of the referrer of the approval or the registration candidate, reasons."

59. According to article 65, paragraph 5, the following paragraph 5a is inserted:

"(5a) furnished with common studies within the meaning of § 35 Z 4a has to give the academic degree of the post secondary educational institution slowdown to, which has the designation of further in the implementation of the studies involved educational institutions on the award certificate."

60. paragraph 69 paragraph 3:

"(3) in the case of several studies, also at several colleges and universities, which is to pay tuition fee only once. In jointly established studies in the meaning of § 35 Z 4a is the levying of tuition fees the education reduction to."

61. in article 74a, para. 1, 2, 6 and 8, and in article 79, Z is the phrase "Science and research" by the phrase "Science, research and economy" 1a each replaced.

62. in article 74a, par. 5, second sentence is replaced by the term "University colleges" the term "Degree committees" in the parenthetical expression.

63. the following paragraph 9 is added to § 80 paragraph 8:

"(9) the following provisions of this Federal Act in the version of Federal Law Gazette I no. 21/2015 apply as follows:"



1. the contents relating to Article 10a, Article 10a including heading, article 11, para. 1 and 3, § 12 ABS. 5, 8 and 9, § 13 para 2, 3, 6 and 7, § 14, § 15 ABS. 3, 5 and 6, section 16, article 18, paragraph 1 Nos. 1 and 2, article 20, paragraph 1 and 2, article 21, paragraph 1, 2, 7 and 9, § 25 para 2, § 28 para. 2 and 3 , sections 29 to 31, § 36 para 1, § 38a par. 1a, § 42 para 2 Z 4, § 43 para. 2 Z 2, § 48 para 1, § 51 para 2 Z 2 and paragraph 3, article 53, paragraph 1, article 59 paragraph 2 Z 3 to 5 and paragraph 3, section 65 paragraph 5a and article 69 paragraph 3 with expiration of the day of the announcement in the Federal Law Gazette into force;

2. the contents concerning article 57, paragraph 49, § 52, § 57 and heading as well as Z 6 to 8 in the version of Federal Law Gazette I no. 124/2013 become section 59 para 2 with expiration of the day of the announcement in the Federal Law Gazette in force;

3. the contents concerning §§ 17 and 19 as well as §§ 17 and 19 and headings with 1 October 2015 into force."

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