Change Of The University Act 2002 And The Research Organisation Act

Original Language Title: Änderung des Universitätsgesetzes 2002 und des Forschungsorganisationsgesetzes

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131. Federal law, which changes the University Act 2002 and the Research Organisations Act

The National Council has decided:

Article 1

Amendment of the University Act 2002

The University Act 2002, BGBl. I n ° 120/2002, as last amended by the Federal Law Gazette (BGBl). I No 21/2015, shall be amended as follows:

1. In the table of contents, the second subsection of the 1. Section of the I. Part inserted in accordance with § 13a following line:

" § 13b.

Development Plan "

2. In the table of contents the 2a is omitted. Subsection of the 1. Section of the I. Part.

3. In the table of contents is 1. Subsection of the second section of Part I. Section 23b-related line:

" Reorder

the rector or rector "

4. In the table of contents, 3. Subsection of the second part of the I. Part inserted after § 35 the following line:

" § 35a.

Clinical Practical Year "

5. In the table of contents will be after the 7. Subsection of the second part of the I. Part insert the following lines:

" 8. Subsection

Special provisions for the University of Vienna

§ 40a.

Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung "

6. In the table of contents will be after the 3. Section of the II In part the following lines are inserted:

" 3a. Section

Access regulations in the context of a future capacity-oriented university funding-related funding

§ 71a.

Objectives and framework conditions

§ 71b.

Definitions

§ 71c.

Access to particularly highly sought-after studies

§ 71d.

Additional provisions for admission to the studies affected by the German Numerus Clausus

§ 71e.

Admission to Master's and PhD doctoral studies "

7. In the table of contents is 5. Section of the II In part, the line in question 82:

" § 82.

Dissertations and artistic dissertations "

8. In the table of contents are 5. Section of the II In part, the lines relating to § 85:

"Recognition of scientific and artistic work"

9. In the table of contents is IV. Part of § 115 line:

" Pensionskassensystem

and company collective insurance "

10. In § 2, the point at the end of Z 13 is replaced by a stroke; the following Z 14 is added:

" 14.

Sustainable use of resources. "

11. In § § 7 (1), 25 (4) (2) (2), 29 (1), 40 (1), 54 (9), 56, 57, 60 (6), 61 (3) Z 5, 63 (1) Z 4, 68 (2), 70 (2), 77 (1), 119 (6) (1) and 135 (3) to (6), the text of the text shall be: "§ 6" through the word and string "§ 6 (1)" replaced.

12. In § 13 (2) (1) (1), the lit. k to m and the lit. n is given the name "k" .

13. In accordance with § 13a, the following § 13b and title shall be inserted:

" Development Plan

§ 13b. (1) The development plan is the strategic planning instrument of the university and constitutes an essential basis for the performance agreement. The Rectorate has to prepare the development plan by 31 December of the second year of each performance agreement period by means of rolling planning for the following two performance agreements as well as after referral to the senate (§ 25 1 (2)) and, after approval by the University Council, to be published in the newsletter and forwarded to the Federal Minister or the Federal Minister.

(2) The development plan shall be based on the structure of the performance agreement in accordance with Section 13 (2) (1) (1). It contains the technical dedication of the university professors in accordance with § 98 (1), including job vacancies for university professors and university professors in the clinical and medical field. Non-clinical sector according to § 123b (1). The development plan has a description of the personnel strategy as well as the number of university professors according to § § 98 and 99, insofar as they are ordered for at least three years. It contains the professional dedication of the departments for university professors and university professors according to § 123b para. 1. The development plan also has a description of the personnel development. This also includes the sought-after quality of a job at all career levels, but in particular those of young researchers. In addition, the intended introduction of new orderly studies and the intended dismissal of regular studies should be presented.

(3) The development plan also includes the number of posts in the collective agreement concluded in accordance with § 27 (1) of the collective agreement concluded in accordance with § 108 (3) of the German Law on the Law of the European Union. They will be eligible for a Qualification Agreement in force in October 2015. "

14. According to Article 15 (4), the following paragraph 4a is inserted:

" (4a) Without prejudice to paragraph 4, universities shall obtain the agreement of the Federal Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany or the Federal Minister of Federal Republic of Germany prior to the entry of any liability or before the admission of credit from a limit of 10 million euros. The Federal Minister or the Federal Minister will have to decide within four months. The Federal Minister of Finance or the Federal Minister of Finance shall be given the opportunity to give an opinion before the consent is issued. Consent may be withheld if the acceptance of the liability or the inclusion of the credit exceeds or endangers the financial performance of the university. The decision may be brought against the Federal Administrative Court. By means of a regulation of the Federal Minister or the Federal Minister, a higher level limit may be established for groups of universities, taking into account the global budgets made available to each university in accordance with Article 12 (6). "

14a. In § 16 para. 2, the quote is " The Corporate Law Amendment Act 2008-URÄG 2008, BGBl. I No 70/2008, " by quoting " The Accounting Amendment Act 2014-RÄG 2014, BGBl. I No 22/2015, " replaced.

15. In Section 19 (2) (2) (2), Section 78 (8) and Section 90 (3), the term of the word shall be deleted. "in first instance" .

16. In § 19 (2a) the word and string shall be " , Diploma and Master's theses, artistic diploma and master theses as well as dissertations " through the phrase "as well as scientific and artistic work" and in the parenthesis the word-and string " , Diploma and Master's theses, artistic diploma and master theses and dissertations " through the phrase "as well as scientific and artistic work" replaced.

17. The subdivision to § 21 (1) reads:

"In its function as an accompanying and foresighted supervisory body, the University Council has the following tasks:"

18. The following sentence shall be added to Section 21 (1) Z 13 after the line-point:

"The annual report is also to be brought to the attention of the Senate;"

19. § 21 (4) and (5) reads:

" (4) The University Council may be members of the Federal Government, State Secretary and State Secretaries, members of a state government, members of the National Council, the Federal Council or any other general representative body and functionaries. of a political party, as well as persons who have exercised one of these functions in the last four years or who have been a member of the rectorate at the university in question over the last four years.

(5) The members of the University Council shall not have any members of the University, no members of the University, no members or members of the Arbitration Commission of the University, no members of the University, no members of the University, no members of the University, no members of the University, Members of a top institution of another university and no staff members of the federal ministry responsible for the affairs of the universities. Membership in more than one university council is inadmissible. Business relations between a member of the University Council and the university require the approval of the University Council, which may only be granted if there is no partiality. Members of the University Council shall immediately report potential conflicts of interest to the University Council. A member of a university council must not be in a direction of instruction or control to another member of the same university council. "

20. § 21 (11) reads:

" (11) The members of the University Council receive, for their activities, a remuneration for the time and work costs to be determined by the University Council. The Federal Minister or the Federal Minister, taking into account the size of the university and the resulting time and work costs, has to set limits on remuneration by means of a Regulation, with groups of Universities can be defined as different upper limits. The amount of the remuneration shall be published in the newsletter. "

21. The following paragraph 16 is added to § 21:

"(16) The Rectorate shall make available to the University Council the personnel and material resources necessary for the performance of its duties, as well as the necessary spaces."

22. The title to § 23b reads:

"Re-appointment of Rector or Rector"

23. § 23b (1) reads:

" (1) If the acting rector or the acting rector prior to the tender of the function is aware of his or her interest in exercising the function for a further operating period, an order may be made without a call for tenders if the senate and the University Council with a two-thirds majority in each case. Repeated reorders are permitted. "

24. § 26 (1) last sentence reads:

" The implementation of such projects is part of university research. on the university development and development of the arts. "

25. § 29 (5) last sentence reads:

" In this agreement on cooperation, it is also necessary to stipulate that members of the university according to § 94 (1) Z 4 are used in medical or dental use, with the exception of doctors in specialist medical training pursuant to § 94 (2) Z 3, which with to participate in the performance of the tasks of the organizational units of the Clinical Division as institutions of the hospital, in a period of 26 weeks at least 30vH of the normal working time of the hospital Members of the University, related to the totality of the organizational units in the clinical area, for university teaching and research use. "

26. In accordance with § 35, the following § 35a and heading is inserted:

" Clinic-Practical Year

§ 35a. (1) The Klinisch-Praktische Jahr is part of the study of human medicine and serves the acquisition and deepening of medical skills, especially in the field of practical-medical teaching.

(2) Active participation in the care of patients is in accordance with the provisions of the Medical Law 1998, BGBl. I n ° 169/1998. This participation in the care of patients is the legal entity of the Institute of Health and not the Medical University or the Medical University. the university where a Faculty of Medicine is set up, or the students who are in education. This does not justify a service or employment relationship with the legal entity of the sickness institution.

(3) Bloße Support for the life of the students by the legal entity of the sickness institution shall not constitute a service or employment relationship. "

27. The second part of the I part will be the following 8. Subsection is added:

" 8. Subsection
Special provisions for the University of Vienna

Institute for Austrian History Research

§ 40a. (1) An organizational unit called "Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung" (Institute for Austrian History Research) is to be set up at the University of Vienna. In the organization of this institution, the tasks in research and teaching and the special position of the Institute for Austrian History Research in the context of the historical and archival sciences are at national and national level. international level.

(2) The tasks of the Institute of Austrian History Research, with regard to its importance in the field of historical sciences, include in particular the planning and implementation of research projects in the field of European History of the Middle Ages and modern times as well as the history of Austrian history with a focus on the Historical Relief Sciences, the Source Edition and the Source Development on the basis of recognised international standards and their Documentation and publication.

(3) Only one person with relevant training and corresponding high professional qualifications may be appointed to head or head the Institute of Austrian History Research. The Head of the Institute of Austrian History Research is entitled "Director" or "Director".

(4) The Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung (Institute for Austrian History Research) is to be identified separately in the performance agreement and in the accounting degree of the University of Vienna. "

28. The following paragraph 4 is added to § 46:

"(4) University organs which are granted the right of appeal to the Federal Administrative Court pursuant to Art. 132 (5) B-VG shall have the right to object to the findings of that court revision in accordance with Art. 133 B-VG."

29. In § 51 para. 2 Z 3 last sentence, the word-and string "Directive on the Recognition of Professional Qualifications, 2005 /36/EC." through the word and string " Directive 2005 /36/EC on the recognition of professional qualifications, OJ L 327, 30.4.2005, p. No. 22, as last amended by Directive 2013 /55/EU, OJ L 255, 30.9.2013, p. No. 132, as amended by the corrigendum OJ L 327, 28.12.2013, p. No. OJ L 305, 24.10.2014 p. 115. replaced.

30. In § 51 para. 2 Z 4 and 5 second sentence, the word-and string "Directive on the Recognition of Professional Qualifications, 2005 /36/EC." in each case by the word and string "Directive 2005 /36/EC." replaced.

31. § 51 para. 2 Z 11 reads:

" 11.

Masters degrees are the academic degrees awarded after the completion of the Master's studies. They are: "Master ..." with an addition to be defined in the curriculum, whereby an abbreviation is also to be defined, or "Diplom-Ingenieurin/Diplom-Ingenieur" (Diplom-Ingenieurin/Diplom-Ingenieur), abbreviated "Dipl.-Ing." or "DI"; for the completion of the Master's degree in Human Medicine, the Master degree "Doctor medicinae universae", abbreviated " Dr. med. univ. ", for the completion of the dental master's degree course, the master degree" Doctor medicinae dentalis ", abbreviated" Dr. med. "The academic degree" Magistra pharmaciae "or" Magister pharmaciae ", in each case abbreviated" Mag. ", and for the completion of the Master's degree course in pharmacy, can be completed. pharm. ", awarded."

32. In accordance with § 51 (2) Z 12 the following Z 12a shall be inserted:

" 12a.

Artistic doctoral studies are the regular studies, which are the further development of the ability to work independently of artistic work as well as the development and promotion of artistic talent on the basis of artistic Diploma and Master's studies. You are a member of an artistic diploma or Master's degree in artistic qualification and aspire to an artistically deepening examination of artistic issues. In addition to the development of the artistic dissertation in accordance with Z 13a, artistic doctorates include accompanying courses of artistic, scientific-artistic and scientific orientation. Artistic doctoral studies are not divided into study sections. "

33. In accordance with § 51 (2) Z 13 the following Z 13a is inserted:

" 13a.

Artistic dissertations involve the development of an artistic, original, concrete research project, under the test of artistic methods and techniques, which is an independent and autonomously developed artistic work. leads. "

34. The text of § 52 shall be preceded by the sales designation "(1)"; the following paragraph 2 shall be added:

" (2) At the Medical Universities or At the universities in which a Faculty of Medicine is established, the Senate may lay down more detailed provisions on the beginning and end of the clinical-practical year as part of the study of human medicine (§ 35a), whereby during the period of time of the Clinical-Practical Year is not possible without a course free time. "

35. In Section 54 (1), the point at the end of Z 10 is replaced by a stroke; the following Z 11 is added:

" 11.

Interdisciplinary studies. "

36. In § 54 (3), the fifth sentence, the following parenthesis, shall be "(3)" and the sixth sentence is replaced by the following:

" The right to work for the profession of doctor, dentist and dentist, for other health care professions and for the profession of pharmacist or pharmacist shall be determined exclusively by the person concerned. professional regulations, in particular in accordance with Directive 2005 /36/EC. The amount of work required for Master's studies shall be at least 60 ECTS credits if the Bachelor course of study, which is based on § 64 (5), has been 240 ECTS credits. "

37. § 59 (2) Z 5 reads:

" 5.

on the occasion of the awarding of the academic degree a copy of her scientific or artistic work or a documentation of her artistic work to the University Library and one copy of the dissertation or one copy of her thesis Documentation of the artistic dissertation to be delivered to the Austrian National Library. "

38. In accordance with § 60 (1a), the following paragraph 1b is inserted:

" (1b) In order to prepare for a course of study and to accompany the course, it is necessary to arrange for the holding of orientation events in the context of the admission to the Diploma or Bachelor degree course.

1.

the students in a suitable form,

a)

the main provisions of university law and the right to study grants,

b)

student participation in the institutions of the university,

c)

the legal bases for the promotion of women,

d)

the legal protection of discrimination,

e)

the curriculum,

f)

the qualification profile of the graduates,

g)

the study entry and orientation phase,

h)

the recommended teaching offer in the first two semesters,

i)

The compatibility of studies and work as well as

j)

the number of students studying, the average duration of studies, the studies-success statistics and the employment statistics

, and

2.

an introduction to good scientific practice.

It is permissible to organise the orientation events also in cooperation with other legal entities, in particular with the Austrian High School Students ' Association. "

39. In § 61 paragraph 2 Z 3 the word-and string "in the case of civil servants, presenters and" through the word and string "in the case of civil servants, presenters, service providers and training service providers" replaced.

40. In § 64 (1), the point at the end of Z 6 shall be replaced by a line-point; the following Z 7 and 8 shall be added:

" 7.

a "IB Diploma" acquired in accordance with the provisions of the International Baccalaureate Organization;

8.

a European school leaving certificate in accordance with Article 5 (2) of the Agreement on the Statute of the European Schools, BGBl. III No 173/2005. '

41. In § 64, paragraph 4, the word and string in the first sentence shall be: "§ 5 sec. 3 Universities of Applied Sciences Act" through the word and string "§ 6 (4) of the Universities of Applied Sciences Law" replaced; the last sentence is deleted.

42. § 64 (5) penultimate and last sentence is deleted.

43. § 64 (6) deleted.

44. § 66 reads:

" § 66. (1) The study entry and orientation phase is part of all Diploma and Bachelor studies, if these are not established at a university according to § 6 (1) Z 16 to 21, but in any case with joint study programs according to § 51 paragraph 2 Z 27, in such a way that they give the student an overview of the essential contents of the respective study and its further course, and a factual basis for the personal assessment of their or her own or of his choice of study. The study entry and orientation phase takes place in the first semester of the course of study and consists of several courses, which comprise a total of at least 8 and at most 20 ECTS credits. It is necessary to take care of the needs of working students. For the studies of human medicine, dentistry, psychology and veterinary medicine, the regulations of the respective rectorate can be waited from a study entry and orientation phase.

(2) § 59 and § § 72 to 79 also apply to the study entry and orientation phase. At least two examinations must be provided within the study entry and orientation phase, for which at least two examination dates are to be set in each semester, with an examination date also during the course-free period can be held. The positive success of all courses and examinations of the study entry and orientation phase entitles you to complete the further courses and examinations as well as to write the Bachelor's or Master's program provided for in the curriculum. Diploma theses.

(3) The curriculum may stipulate that, prior to the complete completion of the initial and orientation phase, further courses shall be held to the extent of up to

22 ECTS credits may be completed.

(4) The admission to studies shall be issued if the student has been assessed negatively in the case of the last repetition of the examination required for her or him in the course of the study entry and orientation phase. The new admission to this course of study may be requested by way of derogation from § 63 (7) earliest for the third following semester after the admittance of the admission. The new authorisation may be requested twice. After each new admission, the student or the student will have the total number of reexaminations in the initial and orientation phase according to the first sentence of the first sentence of the first sentence.

(5) Advice and beginner tutorials are to be set up to support students in coping with the performance, organizational and social requirements of the first year of study, and from can be visited by the students. It is permissible to organize these beginner and beginner tutorials in cooperation with other legal entities, in particular with the Austrian High School and High School Students.

(6) The study entry and orientation phase shall be used for orientation on the essential study contents and not as a quantitative access restriction. "

45. In § 67 (1), first sentence, the word-and-string "Abperformance of a presence or civil service" through the word and string "Performance of a presence, training or civil service" replaced.

46. In Section 67 (2), the phrase "scientific work as well as artistic master and diploma theses" through the phrase "Scientific and artistic work" replaced.

47. According to § 71, the following 3a. Section inserted:

" 3a. Section

Access regulations in the context of a future capacity-oriented university funding-related funding

Objectives and framework conditions

§ 71a. (1) In the course of the future implementation of a capacity-oriented, student-related university funding, the share of the examination-active studies without reducing the total number of students admitted to the universities should be reduced. and the number of completed studies will be increased. At the same time, taking into account the university's or The aim of the study is to avoid study conditions that result in study outbreaks as well as above-average study-related subjects.

(2) In view of the longer-term objective of making public and private expenditure on the tertiary education sector sustainable and in line with the needs of a modern knowledge society, steps should be taken to ensure that: Capacity-oriented, student-related university funding to be realized.

(3) The goal of a university funding based on capacity-oriented, student-related university funding is to provide a sufficient number of places of study in an international comparison of quality study conditions. In particular, the care relations should be improved, taking into account the needs of the respective scientific or artistic subject.

Definitions

§ 71b. (1) "Studienwerberinnen und -werber" within the meaning of § 71c (5) and (6) are those persons who apply for the first-time admission to a specific course of study at the relevant university.

(2) "First-year students" within the meaning of § § 71c (1), (2) and (5), 71d (2), (3) and (5) and (71) (4) are those students who, after having completed an admission or selection procedure, are actually studying for a degree be approved.

(3) The "number of study places for first-year students" in connection with the capacity-oriented, student-related university funding is the sum of those places of study, which are provided by the universities of Austria and/or Germany. from a university for first-year students per academic year and study field, or It must be made available for study.

(4) "Study fields" in the sense of capacity-oriented, student-related university funding are subject-specific assignments of the studies according to § 71c according to the ISCED classification of UNESCO. In this context, the field of study corresponds to the criterion of "detailed field" in the classification of education and training fields in accordance with EUROSTAT's manual.

(5) The term "non-traditional study workers" within the meaning of section 71c (6) includes not only study workers with disabilities but also persons with disabilities, persons with social obligations, persons with delayed Start of studies, older persons and persons with alternative university access.

Access to particularly highly sought-after studies

§ 71c. (1) An Austrian-wide number of study places for first-year students per academic year and field of study are provided for the Bachelor's and Diploma Studies (ISCED 3), which are regulated in paragraph 2 above, and/or the study field level. Study. The definition takes place taking into account the needs of the respective scientific or artistic subject with the aim of providing adequate number of places of study in an international comparison of quality To make study conditions available. In particular, the care relations should be improved, taking into account the needs of the respective scientific or artistic subject.

(2) In the studies of architecture and urban planning, biology and biochemistry, computer science, management and administration/economics and administration, general/economic science, pharmacy as well as journalism in the particularly strongly sought-after studies, Communication science must be given the following number of places of study for first-year students per academic year and field of study, respectively. Studies are made available throughout Austria:

Study field/study

Total

Architecture and urban planning *

2.020

Biology and Biochemistry * *

3.700

Computer Science

2.500

Management and administration/economy and administration, general/economic science

10.630

Pharmacy

1.370

Journalism and Communication Studies

1.529

* excluded are the studies at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, at the University of Artistic and Industrial Design Linz, and at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.

** excluded are studies, which already have access regulations in accordance with § 124b in the version of the Federal Law BGBl. I n ° 21/2015 as well as in accordance with § 71d.

(3) The distribution of the number of study places referred to in paragraph 2 between the individual universities and the individual studies has to be carried out within the framework of the performance agreements, whereby this number must be offered in any case throughout Austria.

(4) In the studies covered by the study fields referred to in paragraph 2 above, in the studies referred to in paragraph 2, the rectorate of each university in which the studies in question is established shall be entitled to obtain admission to that study by means of a regulation either prior to the admission procedure or through the selection procedure; to regulate the student up to the maximum of one semester after admission. Prior to the establishment of the admission or selection procedure by the Rectorate, the Senate will be given the opportunity to deliver an opinion within six weeks. The establishment by the Rectorate must be made by 30 April at the latest, in order to take effect from the following academic year.

(5) In the context of the reception or The selection procedure for studies referred to in paragraph 2 shall be subject to a mandatory registration of the study advertisers within a time limit to be determined by the rectorate. The procedure may only be carried out if the number of registered applicants is the number of places of study for first-year students per study, as defined in the performance agreement referred to in paragraph 3 above. exceeds. If the number of registered students remains under the number of places of study for first-year students per study, as set out in the performance agreement in accordance with paragraph 3, these are registered. In any case, if the general conditions pursuant to § 63 are met, students must be allowed to do so. In addition, the university also has to admit to the number of students enrolled at a different university by the time the number of students has been reached.

(6) The admission or selection procedure shall be organised by the University in such a way that the following requirements are in particular relevant:

1.

verification of the performance criteria corresponding to the training requirements of the respective studies;

2.

Ensuring accessibility for non-traditional study workers; ensuring that the admission or selection process does not lead to any discrimination based on sex and social origin;

3.

Timely and free provision of the test material on the university's homepage (in the case of admission procedures prior to admission not later than four months prior to the examination date, in the case of selection procedures after approval at the latest at the beginning of the examination) semester) and

4.

a multi-stage design of the admission or selection procedures. Any oral components may only be part of the admission or selection procedures and may not take place at the beginning of the recording or selection procedure. Furthermore, the oral components must not be the sole criterion for the existence of the recording or selection procedure.

§ 41 B-GlBG is to be applied to the implementation of the admission or selection procedures.

Additional provisions for admission to the studies affected by the German Numerus Clausus

§ 71d. (1) The rectorate may have access in the Bachelor, Master, Diploma and Doctoral Studies, which are affected by the German nationwide Numerus-Clausus-Studies Medicine, Psychology, Veterinary Medicine and Dentistry, either by a reception procedure before admission or by the selection of the students until at least two semesters after the admission. Before this decision, the senate shall be given the opportunity to give an opinion, which must be reimbursed within a period of six weeks. The Rectorate must submit the statement of the Senate for approval to the University Council, together with the sole opinion of the Senate. If the University Council does not decide within four weeks from the date of submission, the decision shall be deemed to be approved.

(2) In the studies of human and dental medicine, psychology and veterinary medicine, the following number of study places for first-year students per year of study and study Austria-wide has to be completed in the sense of a needs-based study board development. will be made available in ascending order:

Studies

Total

Human and Dental Medicine

up to 2,000

Psychology

up to 2,300

Veterinary medicine

up to 250

(3) In the studies referred to in paragraph 2, the performance agreement of those universities in which the studies in question are offered shall establish the number of study places for first-year students in the sense of a demand-oriented study board development and taking into account the previous student numbers. In the studies of human and dentistry, it is also necessary to ensure the protection of the protection interests as provided for in paragraph 5.

(4) § 71c (6) shall apply with the exception of Z 4.

(5) In the studies of human and dentistry, the right to education and access to the higher education of holders of mature products issued in Austria by increased influx of holders and holders is not in Austria the public health, including the maintenance of a balanced, accessible and high-level medical care for the general public. Without prejudice to the reception procedures referred to in paragraph 1, in order to protect the homogeneity of the education system in the above-mentioned studies, 95 vH of the respective total study places for first-year students shall be the EU citizens and the EU citizens with regard to access to the study, subject to the right to study. 75 vH of the respective total study places for first-year students are available to the holders in Austria of issued ripeness certificates.

(6) The rectorate is entitled, in the other medical and veterinary medical studies, to be admitted to these studies by regulation either by an admission procedure prior to the admission or by the selection of the students up to At least one semester after admission. Section 71c (6) shall apply with the exception of Z 4.

(7) If examinations are to be carried out in the competitions, the provisions of this Federal Act shall apply to the repeats. It is also permissible to repeat the tests on a positive basis. Examination dates are to be offered once per semester. Section 54 (8) shall not apply.

Admission to Master's and PhD-doctoral studies

§ 71e. (1) The curricula for master studies may require qualitative admission conditions which must be in the context of the required knowledge of the subjects on which the respective Master's programme is based.

(2) It is necessary to ensure that the completion of a Bachelor's degree at the respective university, in any case, without further prerequisites for admission to at least one subject-specific Master's degree program at this university. This also applies to master studies in accordance with paragraph 4.

(3) For admission to a "PhD"-doctoral degree, qualitative conditions can be prescribed in the curriculum.

(4) The rectorate is entitled to set a number of first-year students in master and PhD doctoral studies, which are offered exclusively in a foreign language, and to access either by a reception procedure before the Authorisation, or a selection procedure after the authorisation. Prior to the establishment of the admission or selection procedure by the Rectorate, the Senate will be given the opportunity to deliver an opinion within six weeks. The establishment by the Rectorate must be made by 30 April at the latest, in order to take effect from the following academic year.

(5) § 71c (6) shall apply with the exception of Z 4. "

48. In § 72, the phrase "Artistic diploma and master's thesis" through the phrase "Artistic works (artistic diploma, master's theses and dissertations)" replaced.

49. In Section 73 (1), the word order shall be "Scientific work and artistic diploma and master's theses" through the phrase "Scientific and artistic works" replaced.

50. In Section 74 (2), the phrase "scientific work or an artistic master's thesis or diploma thesis" through the phrase "Scientific or artistic work" replaced.

51. In Section 74 (4) and Section 75 (2) and (3), the phrase shall be "scientific work as well as artistic master and diploma theses" in each case by the word sequence "Scientific and artistic work" replaced.

52. In Section 75 (1), the word and string shall be " , scientific work and artistic master or diploma thesis " through the phrase "and scientific and artistic works" replaced.

53. § 79 (5) third and fourth sentence reads:

" The student or student is entitled to reproduce these documents. Multiple choice questions, including the respective answer options, are excluded from the right to reproduction. "

54. The following paragraph 6 is added to § 79:

" (6) The prospective student is to be included in the assessment documents and in the evaluation minutes of admission procedures if he or she requires this within three months of the announcement of the result. The assessment documents shall also include the questions raised by the procedure concerned. In the context of the inspection, it is necessary to ensure that individual feedback can also be given for evaluation. Section 79 (5) of the third and fourth sentences shall apply. "

55. The heading to § 82 reads:

"Dissertations And Artistic Dissertations"

56. In § 82 (1), first sentence, the word order shall be "a dissertation" through the phrase "a dissertation or an artistic dissertation" replaced.

57. In § 82 (1), second sentence, the word order shall be "From Dissertations" through the phrase "of dissertations and artistic dissertations" and the phrase "the dissertation" through the phrase "the dissertation or artistic dissertation" replaced.

58. In § 82 (2) the word order shall be "for Dissertations" through the phrase "for dissertations and artistic dissertations" replaced.

Section 84 (2) second and third sentence reads as follows:

" The student or student is entitled to reproduce these documents. Section 79 (5), fourth sentence, shall apply. "

60. In accordance with § 84, the following § 85 and heading is inserted:

" Recognition of scientific and artistic work

§ 85. The recognition of scientific and artistic works, unless otherwise specified in the following, is inadmissible. Scientific and artistic work, which students have written in a course of study which they can no longer successfully complete for legal reasons, are at the request of the student or the student of the If they comply with the requirements of a scientific or artistic work set out in the curriculum in question, they must be given a modest recognition by the competent institution. The recognition of such work for more than one study is inadmissible. "

61. § 86 reads:

" (1) The graduate or graduate has a complete copy of the positively assessed scientific or artistic work or the documentation of the artistic work by handover before the academic degree is awarded. to the library of the university, to which the academic degree is awarded. This transfer can also take place in electronic form.

(2) On the occasion of the handing over of a scientific or artistic work, the author or author is entitled to request the exclusion of the use of the delivered copies for a maximum of five years after the handover. The application shall be accepted by the institution responsible for the matters of study law if the student or student makes a believable that important legal or economic interests of the student or of the student are at risk.

(3) The publication obligation shall not apply to the scientific or artistic works or parts thereof, which are not accessible to a mass-scale publication. In addition, the positively assessed dissertation or artistic dissertation or the documentation of the artistic dissertation is to be published by handing over to the Austrian National Library. This handover may also take place in electronic form. "

62. In § 87 (1) the word order shall be "scientific work or artistic diploma or master's thesis or the documentation of the artistic diploma or master's thesis" through the phrase "Scientific or artistic work or the documentation of artistic work" replaced.

63. The following sentence shall be added to section 98 (4):

"The Appellate Commission may also belong to members of other universities or post-secondary educational institutions."

(64) The following paragraphs 4 to 7 are added to § 99:

" (4) In the development plan, a number of posts for university lecturers are to be established in accordance with § 94 (2) (2) (2) and for associate professors, each of which shall be subject to a simplified procedure. University professors or university professors can be appointed. § 98 (1) to (8) shall not be applied to these procedures. These positions are to be written in the university's newsletter. The Rector shall have the candidate for the post to be filled, after hearing the University professors of the University of the University of which the position is assigned, and of the candidate for the post. Select the Working Group for Equal Treatment Questions. More detailed provisions shall be laid down in the Statute.

(5) The offer of the conclusion of a qualification agreement according to § 27 of the collective agreement concluded in accordance with § 108 (3), in which on 1. October 2015, requires the implementation of an international competitive standard for the selection process, in particular the job is to be issued internationally. As a result of the selection procedure, the university professors of the relevant department are to be consulted. The aspect of equality between women and men must be taken into account accordingly. § 42 shall apply.

(6) Persons involved in a selection procedure as referred to in paragraph 5 and the qualification referred to in

Section 27 (5) of the collective agreement concluded in accordance with Section 108 (3) of the German Convention on the Law of the European Union In accordance with the agreement reached in October 2015 (associate professors), the academic and artistic university staff members are members of the university according to § 94 (2) (1) (1).

(7) The procedures carried out in accordance with paragraphs 4 and 5 shall be subject to evaluation at a distance of five years. This evaluation shall be carried out by the Federal Minister or the Federal Minister. "

(65) The following paragraphs 3 and 4 are added to § 109:

" (3) In the case of part-time employment of up to eight years, an employee or a worker within the meaning of Section 100 shall be subject to another use, without prejudice to paragraph 2 of this Article. years, and the time limits referred to in paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 shall be combined accordingly. The maximum limits laid down in paragraph 2 may not be exceeded. Periods of employment as a student employee or student employee remain unaccounted for.

(4) A different use within the meaning of paragraph 3 is in particular present if the change is followed by a further career level (e.g. B. Postdoc position) or change from or to a post within the framework of a third-party funding or research project. "

66. § 115 together with headline reads:

" Pensionskassensystem und occupational collectivesinsurance

§ 115. In any case, the collective agreement provides a pension fund for the academic and artistic university staff, or the undertaking of an in-company collective insurance within the meaning of the law on the establishment of the company's law, BGBl. No 282/1990. The general university staff can also provide a pension fund or a commitment to a company collective insurance within the meaning of the law on the establishment of a company law. Only one of the systems mentioned can be used at any university. "

§ 123a reads as follows:

" § 123a. In the first three years, the employees of the legal institution of a hospital, who are appointed in accordance with the penultimate sentence of § 29 (9) of the last sentence, shall be appointed by the institution of a medical faculty In accordance with the provisions of Section 94 (2) (2) (2), the members of the university shall only be treated in the same way as the members of the university if they have at least 30 vH of the normal working time in a period of 26 weeks in relation to the respective organizational unit with tasks university teaching and research. In exceptional cases, the rectorate may, at the request of the last sentence of the last sentence of § 29 (9) of the last sentence, be granted the right to a hospital in the first three years from the date specified in the University's organization plan. Establishment of a Faculty of Medicine to recognize this property if it is in the university's interest. "

(68) The following paragraphs 5 and 6 are added to § 123b:

" (5) (2) to (4) shall no longer apply from the existence of a subject area for the professional dedication of the body to be occupied.

(6) Paragraph 2 and 3 shall also apply mutagenically to the habilitation procedure in accordance with § 103 as long as there is no corresponding department at the Medical Faculty. "

69. § 125 (1) fourth sentence reads:

"The" Office of the University ... "is the competent service authority."

Section 143 (8) reads as follows:

" (8) § 112 occurs with 1. October 2018, repeal. "

71. In § 143, the sales designation of the Federal Act BGBl. (No 81/2009), by the sales designation "(12a)" replaced.

72. § 143 (23).

73. In Section 143 (24), the annual number shall be: "2016" by the year "2015" replaced.

74. In § 143, the sales designation of the Federal Act BGBl. No 52/2012, paragraph 29, by means of the sales designation "(29a)" replaced.

75. In § 143, the sales designation of the Federal Act BGBl. I n ° 124/2013, paragraph 35, by the sales designation "(35a)" replaced.

(76) The following paragraphs 37 to 46 are added to § 143:

" (37) The table of contents, § § 2 Z 13 and 14, 7 para. 1, 13 para. 2 Z 1, 13b with title, 15 para. 4a, 19 para. 2 Z 2, 2a, the subdivision to 21 para. 1, para. 1 Z 13, 4, 5, 11 and 16, the title to 23b, 23b para. 1, 25 para. 4 Z 2, 26 para. 1, 29 Par. 1 and 5, 35a and title, 40 para. 1, of the 8. Subsection of the second section of the I. part, 46 para. 4, 51 para. 2 Z 3, 4, 5, 11, 12a and 13a, 52 para. 1 and 2, 54 para. 1 Z 10 and 11, 54 para. 3, 54 para. 9, 56, 57, 59 para. 2 Z 5, 60 para. 1b and 6, 61 para. 2 Z 3, para. 3 Z 5, 63 para. 1 Z 4, 64 para. 1 Z 6 up to 8, 64 (4), (5) and (6), 66 (1) to (6), 67 (1) and (2), 68 (2), (70) (2), (3a). Section of the II Part, 72, 73 (1), 74 (2) and (4), 75 (1) to (3), 77 (1), 79 (5) and (6), 78 (8), the title of 82, 82 (1) and (2), 84 (2), 85 and the title, 86, 87 (1), 90 (3), 98 (4), 99 (4), 109 (3) and (4), 115, together with the heading, 119 (6) Z 1, 123a, 123b (5) and (6), 125 (1), 135 (3) to (6) and 143 (8), 12a, 23, 24, 29a, 35a, 37 to 44, as amended by the Federal Law of the Federal Republic of Germany (BGBl). I n ° 131/2015 are due to 1. Jänner 2016 in force. Section 99 (5) to (7) shall be 1. October 2016, in force.

(38) § 21 (4) and (5) in the version of the BGBl. I No 131/2015 shall be applied only to the composition of the University Councils for the period of operation beginning on 1 March 2018.

(39) § 21 (11) in the version of the Federal Law BGBl. I No. 131/2015 shall apply from the beginning of the function period for the University Councils on 1 March 2018.

(40) § 13 para. 2 Z 1 lit. k, l and m, § 54 para. 6d and § 64 para. 6 shall expire on 31 December 2015.

(41) § 66 in the version of the Federal Law BGBl. I n ° 131/2015 shall enter into force 1. Jänner 2016 in force and with expiry of the 31 December 2021. The Federal Minister or the Federal Minister has to evaluate the impact of the study entry and orientation phase in cooperation with the universities and to report to the National Council at the latest in December 2020 on the outcome of the Evaluation.

(42) The 3a. Section of the II Part and title (§ § § 71a to e with headlines) will take place with 1. Jänner 2016 in force and with expiry of the 31 December 2021. The Federal Minister or the Federal Minister has to evaluate the impact of the access regulations in cooperation with the universities and to submit a report to the National Council at the latest in December 2020 on the outcome of the evaluation. The main focus of the evaluation is the composition of the study workers and/or the students. students as well as those who have registered for admission or competitions, but who have not been published for examination, in social and cultural terms, as well as by gender and nationality. It is permitted to be accepted by the study students and/or Participants in the field of employment as well as the educational career of their parents and their profession and their position in the profession within the meaning of § 9 para. 6 Education Documentation Act, BGBl. I n ° 12/2002, to be collected and made anonymous and aggregated for statistical purposes and for evaluation purposes.

(43) For the amendment of the curricula of studies, which are covered by § 14h in the version of the Federal Law BGBl I No. 52/2013, it is up to the 1. October 2016 § 54 (5), last sentence not applicable.

(44) Changes in the curricula, which are due to § 66 in the version of the Federal Law BGBl. I No. 131/2015 are required to be leaned by 30 June 2017 at the latest.

(45) The Federal Government's Regulation on the setting of a number of study places for first-year students and on the authorisation of rectorate for the establishment of a qualitative recording procedure, BGBl. II No 133/2010, with the expiry of 31 December 2015.

(46) § 71c (6) Z 3 in the version of the Federal Law BGBl. I n ° 131/2015 is to be applied with the proviso that, for admission to the study period until the winter semester 2019/2020, the examination material can be made available on the university's homepage or in other suitable form. "

Article 2

Amendment of the Research Organisation Act

The Research Organizing Law-FOG, BGBl. No 448/1981, as last amended by the Federal Law BGBl. I No 74/2004, shall be amended as follows:

(1) The following paragraphs 5 and 6 are added to § 38:

(5) With effect from 31 December 2015

1.

Section 24, together with the heading and section 25, and

2.

the Regulation of the Federal Minister of Science and Research on the organisational structure of the Austrian Archaeological Institute, BGBl. II No 38/2008,

except for strength.

(6) With effect from 31 December 2015

1.

Section 26, together with the title and § 27,

2.

the Regulation of the Federal Minister of Science and Research on the course of the Institute for Austrian History Research in Vienna, BGBl. No 559/1993, and

3.

the Regulation of the Federal Minister of Science and Research on the organisational structure of the Institute for Austrian History Research, BGBl. II No 298/2009,

except for strength.

2. The following § § 38a and 38b are added to § 38:

" § 38a. (1) The Austrian Academy of Sciences and Humanities in accordance with the Federal Act concerning the Academy of Sciences in Vienna, BGBl. No. 569/1921, becomes 1. Jänner 2016 (effective date) The Austrian Archaeological Institute in accordance with § 24, as amended by the Federal Law of the Federal Republic of Germany (BGBl), is the overall successor of the Austrian Archaeological Institute. I No 74/2004.

(2) The Austrian Archaeological Institute of the Austrian Archaeological Institute (Österreichische Archäologisches Institut) is a member of the Austrian Archaeological Institute (Österreichische Archäologisches Institut), which is primarily employed by the Austrian Archaeological Institute on the day before the date of the reference date, as well as The Academy of Sciences is assigned to the permanent service as of the reference date in accordance with paragraph 1.

(3) Employees who are in employment relationship with the Austrian Archaeological Institute as part of the Austrian Archaeological Institute in accordance with the provisions of this Federal Law on the day before the date of the reporting date shall be subject to the reference date in accordance with paragraph 1 of this article. Employees of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and Humanities. From this point on, the Austrian Academy of Sciences and Humanities continues as an employer of the rights and obligations of the Austrian Archaeological Institute. A working relationship, which is limited in time within the scope of the partial legal capacity, ends with time lapse.

(4) With regard to the legal status of the apprentices of the Federal Republic of Germany, who are in a training relationship according to the Vocational Training Act, BGBl, on the day before the reference date in accordance with paragraph 1 of the Austrian Archaeological Institute. No. 142/1969, do not change after the reference date in accordance with paragraph 1. The Austrian Academy of Sciences and Humanities enters into the Federal Government's training commitment.

(5) With regard to the legal status of the administrative practitioners of the Federal Government, who on the day before the reporting date in accordance with paragraph 1 of the Austrian Archaeological Institute in a training relationship according to Section 36a of the Contract Order Act 1948, BGBl. N ° 86/1948, do not change after the reference date referred to in paragraph 1. The Austrian Academy of Sciences and Humanities enters into the Federal Government's training commitment.

(6) The rental rights to the facility rented by the Federal Government for the purposes of the Austrian Archaeological Institute or the Austrian Archaeological Institute as a partial legal entity under the terms of this Federal Law The Austrian Academy of Sciences and Humanities shall comply with the legal consequences of § § 12a and 46a of the Lease Act by the end of December 31, 2015, with the expiry of the 31 December 2015.

(7) The Austrian Academy of Sciences and Humanities (Austrian Academy of Sciences and Humanities) shall enter into the existing lease and loan agreements as a guardian or lender in place of the Federal Government on the date of the reporting date.

(8) The right of ownership of the movable property of the Federal Government, which is left to the Austrian Archaeological Institute for use on the day before the date of the closing date, shall, including all rights and legal relationships associated with the Austrian Archaeological Institute, be held by the Federal State of Archaeology Date of application in accordance with paragraph 1 by the Austrian Academy of Sciences and Humanities in the course of the overall succession of rights.

(9) The property rights in the movable and immovable property of the Austrian Archaeological Institute, which exist on the reporting date in accordance with paragraph 1, shall be based on the provisions of this Federal Law, including: all related rights and legal relationships, with the reference date in accordance with section 1 of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and Humanities by means of the overall succession of law. The Austrian Academy of Sciences has to ensure that existing conditions, conditions and dedications are met in the best possible way.

(10) The Austrian Academy of Sciences has continued the library of the Austrian Archaeological Institute, which was transferred in accordance with paragraph 1 above, in its stock.

(11) Civil law contractual relations between the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the Austrian Archaeological Institute pursuant to § 24 expire on 31 December 2015.

§ 38b. (1) The University of Vienna according to § 6 (1) Z 1 of the University Act 2002-UG, BGBl. I n ° 120/2002, will be 1. Jänner 2016 (effective date) Full-time successor of the Institute of Austrian History Research in accordance with § 26. § § 137 to 140 UG are to be applied with the proviso that the University of Vienna is regarded as a "using university" within the meaning of these provisions.

(2) Officials appointed on the day before the date of the reference date in accordance with paragraph 1 of the Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung im Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung (Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung im Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung, Personnel Directory 1a, Subdivision 31: Science and Research), and the Institute for The University of Vienna is part of the University of Vienna for the duration of its service and is part of the University of Vienna's permanent service at the Institute for the duration of its service. Austrian history research is assigned as long as it does not belong to another Federal Service Centre. In addition, § 125 UG is to be applied in a reasonable way.

(3) Contract staff of the Federal Government, who, on the day before the date of the reference date in accordance with paragraph 1, at the Institute for Austrian History Research at the expense of a post in the federal staff plan, list of staff 1a, subdivision 31: Science and Research in a contractual service relationship shall be carried out with the reference date in accordance with para. 1 of the employees of the University of Vienna. In addition, § § 126, 129 and 130 of the UG are to be applied in the appropriate way.

(4) Employees who are in employment relationship with the Institute of Austrian History Research as a partial legal entity in accordance with the provisions of this Federal Law on the day before the date of the reporting date shall be subject to the reference date in accordance with 1 (1) Employees of the University of Vienna. From this point on, the University of Vienna continues as an employer of the rights and obligations of the Institute for Austrian History Research as a fully-legally-established institution. Within the scope of the partial legal capacity, temporary work contracts end with time lapse.

(5) With regard to the legal status of apprentices of the Federal Republic of Germany who are in a training relationship on the day before the reference date in accordance with paragraph 1 of the Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung (Institute of Austrian History Research), no change occurs after the reporting date in accordance with paragraph 1. The University of Vienna is part of the Federal Government's training commitment.

(6) With regard to the legal status of the administrative practitioners of the Federal Government, who are in a training relationship on the day before the date of the reference date in accordance with paragraph 1 of the Institute of Austrian History Research, the following date shall be taken into account: no change in accordance with paragraph 1. The University of Vienna is part of the Federal Government's training commitment.

(7) The Head of the Institute of Austrian History Research, acting as the acting head of the Institute of Austrian History Research on 31 December 2015, shall perform the function of the Head or Head of the Institute for the remaining duration of his or her order from the date of the closing date in accordance with paragraph 1. of the Institute of Austrian History Research pursuant to § 40a (3) UG.

(8) By way of derogation from paragraph 1, the holdings of the Library and the Collections of the Institute for Austrian History Research, which are available on 31 December 2015, shall remain the property of the Federal Government.

(9) Civil law contractual relationships between the University of Vienna and the Institute of Austrian History Research pursuant to § 26 expire on 31 December 2015. This also applies to the agreement between the University of Vienna, the Institute for Austrian History Research and the Federal Minister for Science and Research of 24 February 2011 on the safeguarding of the existing cooperation between the University of Vienna and the Institute of Austrian Historical Research. "

Fischer

Faymann