Higher Education Studies Authorization Act Hstudberg As Well As Change Of The Act On Heis In 2005 And The Private Education Act

Original Language Title: Hochschul-Studienberechtigungsgesetz – HStudBerG sowie Änderung des Hochschulgesetzes 2005 und des Privatschulgesetzes

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71. Federal law, enacted a federal law on the obtaining of the Bachelor permission for studies at universities of teacher education (University studies Authorization Act HStudBerG) and changed the higher education Act of 2005 and the private education Act

The National Council has decided:

Article 1

Federal law on the obtaining of the Bachelor permission for studies at universities of teacher education (University studies Authorization Act HStudBerG)

Table of contents



§ 1.





Purpose of the University entrance examination







§ 2.





Definition







§ 3.





Admission







§ 4.





Test areas







§ 5.





Testing requirements and methods







§ 6.





Recognition







§ 7.





Implementation of university entrance examination







§ 8.





Examination dates







§ 9.





Certificate permissions







§ 10.





Repetition of the University entrance examination







§ 11.





Examination Board







§ 12.





Study certificate permission







§ 13.





Payment for the audit work







§ 14.





Transitional provision







§ 15.





References







§ 16.





Enforcement







§ 17.





Entry into force









Appendix 1







 









Appendix 2







 





 

Purpose of the University entrance examination



§ Can obtain in accordance with this Federal Act by passing the University entrance examination the permission of admission to a Bachelor's degree for a teaching post at a College as regular students 1 persons without school-leaving examination.

Definition



§ 2. Within the scope of this federal law, the following definitions shall apply:



1. "Colleges" are bodies referred to in article 1, paragraph 1 Nos. 1 to 9 and § 1 para 2 Nos. 1 and 2 of the Act on HEIs 2005, Federal Law Gazette I no. 30/2006;

2. "Studies" are Bachelor programs for a teaching post in accordance with the law on higher education, 2005, whose workload is 180 ECTS credits;

3. "Inspection Commission" is that Commission at a College, to place the second repeat of the University entrance examination before the;

4. "Lead a college" is the Rector or the Rector of a public university or the head or the head of a private university or a private course;

"5. Study Commission" is at public colleges institution pursuant to section 17 of the Act on HEIs 2005, on private colleges and private courses but the this body comparable body responsible for studying matters.

Admission



To the University entrance examination people are § 3 (1) to allow, aspiring for admission to a degree from a College of education and



1. the 22 have completed year and demonstrate a clearly going beyond the fulfilment of compulsory successful professional or external training for targeted training or 2 years of age have completed the 20 and a final apprenticeship examination in accordance with the vocational training Act, BGBl. have successfully completed no. 142/1969, a middle school or an equivalent level and requirements training and achieved an overall four-year duration (if necessary by completing a further program).

The same applies to students for teaching degrees in the field of vocational training, in accordance with article 51, paragraph 1, second sentence, of the Act on HEIs to demonstrate the General University entrance qualification 2005 have up to the obtaining of 120 ECTS credits.

(2) the application for admission to the University entrance examination is written at the direction of a teacher training college, runs at the desired study. The application shall contain:



1. the name and date of birth as well as - if any - the matriculation number;

2. the target or selected studies;

3. the elective or, if less than three compulsory subjects, the elective courses (section 4);

4. a written declaration about unsuccessful attempts to place the University entrance examination.

(3) at the same time with the application referred to in paragraph 1 shall be provided:



1. a passport, if any study card, to prove of the correctness of the name and date of birth, as well as possibly the matriculation number, 2. a possible request for total or partial exemption from taking one or more test areas of the University entrance examination in accordance with § 6,.



3.



the proof of the special admission requirements according to para 1, which may be available at the latest at the time of the first present to the test.



Test areas



§ 4. The University entrance examination has to include the following test areas:



1 a written work on a common theme, 2. a maximum of three further test areas which are required in terms of knowledge or skills for the target or selected studies (compulsory subjects) and 3 more test areas choice of Prüfungskandidatin or of the candidates from the area of aspired or selected study, her or his professional knowledge or the corresponding studies professional activities (electives).

The number of compulsory and optional subjects in accordance with Nos. 2 and 3 has to be four together. The compulsory subjects in accordance with no. 2 can be found for the aspired by the Prüfungskandidatin or by the candidates or elected studies of Appendix 1. As far as living foreign languages are no details regarding the foreign language, the study Commission has a corresponding target or selected study set to meet.

Testing requirements and methods



The testing requirements in the individual examination areas § 5 (1) are based on curriculum of the respective high school at the time of entry to the University entrance examination applicable to the curriculum of the 12th or 13th grade according to the.

(2) with the written work on a general theme in accordance with § 4 Z 1 has to prove that he or she can a given topic in impeccable and clever language and with clear train of thought in writing to comment on the Prüfungskandidatin or the candidate. There are three themes the choice to make; is the Prüfungskandidatin or the candidates to give in any case, under a theme of opportunity, to prove his or her familiarity with the basic outline of the history of the Republic of Austria, the current structures in Austria and its position in the world. The working time is four hours.

(3) for the test areas according to § 4 Z 2 (compulsory subjects) apply the testing requirements and methods in accordance with Annex 1. The duration of a written exam work has to correspond to the duration of the longest school work prescribed in the relevant compulsory subject in accordance with the curriculum of the respective high school. The duration of an oral exam has to include the essential time for obtaining a secure ruling about the knowledge of the Prüfungskandidatin or of the candidates.

(4) for the test areas according to § 4 No. 3 (elective courses) are to determine the testing requirements and methods by the examiner or by the examiner after hearing of the Prüfungskandidatin or of the candidates. The examiner or the examiner has this connection on the preparatory study character of the University entrance examination to be taken into account. As testing methods, the written, oral, or a combination of written and oral testing methods are allowed.

Recognition



6. (1) Prüfungskandidatinnen and Püfungskandidaten, who have a compulsory subject forming a testing area



1. a certificate or confirmation of attendance with an assessment in accordance with the § § 22, 24 paragraph 2 and 39 of the Education Act, BGBl. Nr. 472/1986, a public or equipped with the public law school, 2. a certificate or an enrollment confirmation in accordance with §§ 24, 25 and 39 of the school education Act for professionals, Federal Law Gazette I no. 33/1997, 3. a college certificate in accordance with section 42 of the Education Act, 4. a professional maturity certificate in accordance with section 9a of the Berufsreifeprüfung exam law , Federal Law Gazette I no. 68/1997, 5 a certificate in accordance with the degree Authorization Act, Federal Law Gazette No. 292/1985, or 6 a certificate pursuant to section 9 para 1 first sentence can demonstrate to free so far so that the mastery of the corresponding test substance is proved according to the test requirements and methods of section 5 and Appendix 1 of the study Commission by taking the University entrance exam in the testing area on request.


(2) Prüfungskandidatinnen and candidates, the examination of a master or a qualification examination pursuant to the Gewerbeordnung, BGBl. successfully have filed no. 298/1990, no. 194/1994, or the land and forestry vocational training Act, Federal Law Gazette, are to liberate Z 3 on application by the study Commission by taking the University entrance exam in an election pursuant to section 4.

(3) successfully retrieving auditing a course recognised as equivalent to the preparation for the University entrance exam of an adult education organisation is as a specialist examination of university entrance examination in the appropriate compartment (in the appropriate subjects) to recognize Z 2, with the exception of a compartment in accordance with § 4. Member of the Government may recognize such a course as an in accordance with the requirements of this federal law equivalent course, if



1 teaching referring to or curriculum of its requirements here is equivalent to those of public or equipped with public law colleges, the presenters and the examiners and examiners qualifications relevant to trade, enabling the teaching according to the requirements of a high school have 2 and 3 of the audit in addition to the auditor or the auditor attends a teacher or a teacher of a teacher training college as a Committee member or assessor and is the decision on the assessment of the agreement.

The recognition is to speak for not more than five years; She is widerufen, if one of the required conditions is no longer exists.

(4) the approved courses to prepare for the University entrance examination are to undergo regular internal evaluations which are to publish at the end of each year in any appropriate medium - in any case, in the Internet -. They have to contain the following information:



1 mission statement and objectives, 2. pedagogical and didactic concept, 3 teaching programme, 4. evaluation of teaching on the basis of questionnaires about the satisfaction of participants and participants, 5. information about the selection and qualification of the teaching staff, 6 degree gradient analysis and 7 quality management system.

The institution of adult education organisation has to provide for the preparation and publication of the evaluation report.

Implementation of university entrance examination



§ 7.

(1) the University entrance examination, as well as their first repetition must be done before an expert examiner or an expert examiner. The study Commission has detailed provisions on the implementation of the University entrance examination and the repetition of the University entrance examination, as well as on the assessment of performance by regulation to set. Knowledge proven by the Prüfungskandidatin or by the candidates when the solution of the tasks of the test area, his or her insight into the relationships between various functional areas, as well as his or her independence in thinking and in the application of the syllabus is based on the performance appraisal. Can a Prüfungskandidatin or a candidate according to a severe physical disability does not provide an appropriate service or health at risk, she or he is through the identification of performance are his or her services, taking into consideration the due to physical disability or health risk assess-reach level as far as the requirements of the audit area concerned is in principle provided. Assess each part of examination by the expert examiners and Auditors or the Audit Commission has "passed" or "failed" to take place. The overall assessment has "passed" to ring, when no test with 'fail' is assessed; in other cases it is to set to 'fail'.

(2) on each part test, a testing protocol is to customize it anyway, the name of the examiner or auditor or to contain the description of the services and the evaluation has the examination Board, the data of the Prüfungskandidatin or of the candidates, the tasks, in the case of the second repetition.

Examination dates



§ 8. The examination dates for the University entrance exam are set by the expert examiners and assessors.

Certificate permissions



§ 9 (1) on the completion of each audit area is a part of certificate issue. After successful passing of all test areas, a certificate of the University entrance examination (section 12) is the Prüfungskandidatin or the candidates to exhibit.

(2) the successful completion of the University entrance examination entitles you to admission to the concerned studies at each University, which this study is performed.

Repetition of the University entrance examination



§ 10 (1) failed the University entrance exam tests may be repeated two times. The repetition of a test area assessed with "fail" is not to repeat a positively assessed written exam work.

(2) repetition of study authorization checks (of tests) can be placed only over the content of the existing curriculum or a curriculum happened in not more than three years before taking the repetition out of power.

Examination Board



§ 11 (1) is the second repeat of test a part of the University entrance examination to place before an examination Board.

(2) the examination Board consists of



1 an expert or experts sent an or a Chairman to be determined by the direction of a teacher training college, 2. examiner or the auditor for repetitive testing area and 3 one or another for the target study of the leadership of a teacher training college.

(3) to prevent a member of the examination Board, the management of a teacher training college has appointed a representative or a representative.

(4) for a decision of the examination Board, the presence of all members, as well as the absolute majority of the votes is required. Abstentions are not allowed.

Study certificate permission



§ 12 (1) must study certificate permission include:



1. location of the Committee stating the College;

2. family and given name and date of birth of the Prüfungskandidatin or of the candidates;

3. student ID number (if available);

4. test areas and in the living foreign language the name of a foreign language;

5. evaluation of the individual test areas;

6. any exemptions from inspection areas stating the reason;

7. If necessary the admissibility of a repetition;

8. the permissions associated with the degree certificate permission;

9. place and date, signature of the or of the presiding, round seal of the College of education.

(2) public colleges have for the certificate forms through the University entrance exam to use a bright green vacuum in accordance with Appendix 2.

Payment for the audit work



§ 13. The expert examiners and Auditors pursuant to section 7, the members of the examination committees referred to in article 11 and to the expert assessors assessors in accordance with § 6 ABS. 3 Z 3 to a compensation in accordance with the Federal law on the compensation of audit activities in the field of education with the exception of higher education and on the compensation of the members of expert committees in accordance with § 15 of the Education Act, BGBl. No. 314 / 1976, in accordance with the compensation provided for "other external tests" in higher education.

Transitional provision



§ 14. Pursuant to article 8c of the school Organization Act, BGBl. No. 242/1962, successfully dropped study authorization checks and tests of them for additional graduate studies at Academies are considered student authorizations or partial examinations of thereof within the meaning of this Federal Act.

References



§ 15. As far as other federal laws are referenced in this Federal Act, these are to apply in their up-to-date version.

Enforcement



§ 16. The Federal Minister or the Federal Minister for education, art and culture is entrusted with the execution of this Federal Act.

Entry into force



§ 17. This federal law shall enter into force the day of the announcement in the Federal Law Gazette.

Article 2

Amendment of the Act on HEIs 2005

The University Act 2005, Federal Law Gazette I no. 30/2006, is amended as follows:

1 in § 7 following paragraphs 4, 5 and 6 are added:



"Necessary for the performance of tasks under this Federal Act subsidies to the staff costs of the teaching staff (including education, training and training of religious teachers) as they are (4) denominational private colleges the effort of public pedagogical universities of comparable type and size correspond to grant.

(5) the subsidy can be, as they are public colleges for human resources capacity, effective services, third-party through the assignment of positions, as well as through the provision of funds for services.


(6) in the field of continuing education and training subsidies necessary for the performance of these tasks to the staff costs of the teaching staff by analogy with the sections 30 and 31 in accordance with a schedule to be determined each year in consultation with the responsible member of the Government to grant. This does not apply for the religious-educational and training."

2 in § 51 para 2 Z 2 is the phrase "University entrance examination in accordance with studies permission Act, Federal Law Gazette No. 292/1985" by the phrase "University entrance examination according to university studies permission Act, Federal Law Gazette I no. 71/2008" replaced.

The following paragraph 3 is added to § 3. 80:



"(3) § 7 para 4, 5 and 6, and article 51, paragraph 2 No. 2 of the Federal Act in the version of Federal Law Gazette I no. 71/2008 at the end of the day of the announcement in the Federal Law Gazette into force."



Article 3

Change of the private schools Act

The private school Act, Federal Law Gazette No. 244/1062, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 75/2001, is amended as follows:

1 in § 14 para 2 lit. b replaced the phrase "Art and education" by the phrase "Education, arts and culture".

2. in section 23 para 2 and 4 and in article 30 the phrases "Education, science and culture" by the phrase be replaced "Education, arts and culture".

3. § 23 para 2 lit. a is as follows:



"(a) for the matters of practical schools operated in private colleges," 2. The following paragraph 4 is added to article 29:



"(4) § 14 para 2 lit. I 71/2008 No. b, § 23 para 2 and 4, and article 30 of this Federal Act in the version of Federal Law Gazette at the end of the day of the announcement in the Federal Law Gazette into force."

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