University Council (Hochschulrat)
The University Council advises the Presidential Board of the University (i.e. the President’s Office) and the Academic Senate,
it confirms the proposals of the Senate regarding nomination, appointment or dismissal of members of the Presidential Board
and provides opinion on economic and development plans.
The Senate decides on regulations and on the development plan of the University. It provides opinion on all administrative
matters of fundamental importance, especially on the creation, alteration or withdrawal of faculties as well as on the
introduction, fundamental alterations and withdrawal of courses of study.
The Faculty Committees decide on all fundamental matters of research and teaching. They determine the faculty rules,
especially the examination regulations and provide opinion on the introduction, alterations and withdrawal of courses
of study to the Presidential Board. The Faculty Committees agree on the number of members of the respective deaneries
in accordance with the University’s constitution and they elect their members.