What are the laws of science

Laws

Law on statistics for higher education and professional academies

Law on statistics for higher education and for vocational academies (University Statistics Act - HStatG)
Date of issue: 02/11/1990
"University Statistics Act of November 2, 1990 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 2414), which was last amended by Article 3 of the law of December 7, 2016 Federal Law Gazette I p. 2826)"
Status: Last amended by Art. 3 G v. 12/7/2016 I 2826

Draft bill

Draft law amending the Higher Education Statistics Act

Opinions

Statement by the Association of Private Universities e.V. on the draft bill to amend the Higher Education Statistics Act of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement by the German Rectors' Conference on the draft bill of a law amending the Higher Education Statistics Act of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) on the draft bill of a law amending the University Statistics Act of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Law on Fixed-Term Employment Contracts in Science

Law on fixed-term employment contracts in science (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz - WissZeitVG)
Date of issue: 04/12/2007
"Science Time Contract Act of April 12, 2007 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 506), which was last amended by Article 6 paragraph 4 of the law of May 23, 2017 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 1228)"
Status: Last changed Art. 6 Para. 4 G v. May 23, 2017 I 1228

Draft bill

Draft of a first law to amend the Science Time Contract Act (1. WissZeitVGÄndG)

Opinions

Statement by the University Rectors' Conference (HRK) on the draft bill of the first law to amend the Science Time Contract Act (1. WissZeitVGÄndG)

Statement by the Science Council (WR) on the draft bill of the first law to amend the Science Time Contract Act (1. WissZeitVGÄndG)

Statement by the German Trade Union Federation (DGB) on the Federal Ministry of Education and Research's draft bill for a first law to amend the Science Time Contract Act (1. WissZeitVGÄndG)

Statement by the Working Group of the Scientific Medical Societies in Germany (AWMF) on the Federal Ministry of Education and Research's draft bill for a first law to amend the Science Time Contract Act (1. WissZeitVGÄndG)

Statement by the board of the Federal Conference of Women's Representatives and Equal Opportunities Representatives at Universities (BuKoF) on the Federal Ministry of Education and Research's draft bill for a first law amending the Science Time Contract Act (1. WissZeitVGÄndG)

Statement by the German Association of Academics (DAB) on the Federal Ministry of Education and Research's draft bill for a first law to amend the Science Time Contract Act (1. WissZeitVGÄndG)

Statement of the dbb Beamtenbund and Tarifunion / Verband Hochschule und Wissenschaft in the dbb on the draft bill of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research for a first law amending the Science Contract Act (1. WissZeitVGÄndG)

Statement by the German Research Foundation (DFG) on the Federal Ministry of Education and Research's draft bill for a first law to amend the Science Time Contract Act (1. WissZeitVGÄndG)

Statement by the Deutsche Gesellschaft Juniorprofessur (DGJ) on the Federal Ministry of Education and Research's draft bill for a first law to amend the Science Time Contract Act (1. WissZeitVGÄndG)

Statement by the German University Association on the Federal Ministry of Education and Research's draft bill for a first law to amend the Science Time Contract Act (1. WissZeitVGÄndG)

Statement by the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft / Fraunhofer General Works Council on the Federal Ministry of Education and Research's draft bill for a first law to amend the Science Time Contract Act (1. WissZeitVGÄndG)

Statement by the Education and Science Union (GEW) on the Federal Ministry of Education and Research's draft bill for a first law amending the Science Time Contract Act (1. WissZeitVGÄndG)

Statement by the Helmholtz Association / Works and Staff Councils of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers on the Federal Ministry of Education and Research's draft bill for a first law to amend the Science Time Contract Act (1. WissZeitVGÄndG)

Statement by "Die Junge Akademie" on the Federal Ministry of Education and Research's draft bill for a first law to amend the Science Time Contract Act (1. WissZeitVGÄndG)

Opinion of the Leibniz Association on the Federal Ministry of Education and Research's draft bill for a first law to amend the Science Term Contract Act (1. WissZeitVGÄndG)

Statement by the State Conference of Rectors and Presidents of Berlin Universities on the Federal Ministry of Education and Research's draft bill for a first law amending the Science Contract Act (1. WissZeitVGÄndG)

Opinion of the state staff council conference of the scientific employees at the universities and university clinics sponsored by the state of North Rhine-Westphalia on the draft bill of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research for a first law to amend the science contract law (1. WissZeitVGÄndG)

Statement by the Max Planck Society (MPG) on the Federal Ministry of Education and Research's draft bill for a first law to amend the Science Time Contract Act (1. WissZeitVGÄndG)

Statement by THESIS e.V. on the Federal Ministry of Education and Research's draft bill for a first law to amend the Science Time Contract Act (1. WissZeitVGÄndG)

Statement by the University of Konstanz on the Federal Ministry of Education and Research's draft bill for a first law to amend the Science Time Contract Act (1. WissZeitVGÄndG)

Law amending the Basic Law (Article 91b)

Article 91b of the Basic Law

Draft bill

Draft law amending the Basic Law (Article 91b)

Opinions

Statement by the University Rectors' Conference on the draft bill to amend the Basic Law (Article 91b) of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement by the Science Council on the draft bill to amend the Basic Law (Article 91b) of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement by the German Trade Union Federation (DGB) on the draft bill to amend the Basic Law (Article 91b) of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement by the Federal Association of German Employers' Associations (BDA) on the draft bill to amend the Basic Law (Article 91b) of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement by the German University Association on the draft bill to amend the Basic Law (Article 91b) of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement by the Helmholtz Association / Works and Staff Councils of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers on the draft bill to amend the Basic Law (Article 91b) of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement by the Leibniz Association on the draft bill to amend the Basic Law (Article 91b) by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement by the University Teachers' Association on the draft bill to amend the Basic Law (Article 91b) of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement by the Association of Private Universities on the draft bill to amend the Basic Law (Article 91b) of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement by the Association of University Hospitals on the draft bill to amend the Basic Law (Article 91b) of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement by the German Association of Towns and Municipalities on the draft bill to amend the Basic Law (Article 91b) of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Law to promote professional advancement training (AFBG)

Law on the promotion of professional advancement training (Aufstiegsfortbildungsförderungsgesetz - AFBG)
AFBG issue date: 04/23/1996
"Advancement Training Promotion Act in the version published on August 12, 2020 (Federal Law Gazette I, p. 1936)"
Status: Newly formulated by Bek. 8/12/2020 I 1936

Draft bill

Draft of a fourth law amending the advancement training promotion law

Government draft

Draft of a fourth law amending the advancement training promotion law

Opinions

Statement by the Federal Association of Vocational Training Institutions (Bildungsverband) e.V. on the draft bill of a fourth law to amend the Federal Ministry of Education and Research's Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement by the Federal Association of German Employers' Associations on the draft bill of a fourth law to amend the Advancement Training Promotion Act of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement from the Federal Association of Caritas Disability Aid and Psychiatry e. V. on the draft bill of a fourth law to amend the advancement training promotion law of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement by the German Farmers' Association e.V. House of Agriculture and Food Industry on the draft bill of a fourth law to amend the Federal Ministry of Education and Research's Promotion of Advancement Training Act

Statement by the German Federation of Trade Unions on the draft bill of a fourth law amending the advancement training promotion law of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Joint statement by Diakonie Deutschland and the German Caritas Association on the draft bill of a fourth law to amend the Advancement Training Promotion Act of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry V. on the draft bill of a fourth law amending the advancement training promotion law of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement of the Association of Chambers of Agriculture e. V. on the draft bill of a fourth law to amend the advancement training promotion law of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement by the Central Association of German Crafts on the draft bill of a fourth law to amend the Advancement Training Promotion Act of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Federal Act on Individual Promotion of Training (BAföG)

Federal Act on Individual Promotion of Training (Federal Training Assistance Act - BAföG)
Date of issue: August 26, 1971 "Federal Training Assistance Act in the version published on December 7, 2010 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 1952; 2012 I p. 197), which was last amended by Article 3 of the Act of July 8, 2019 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 1048) has been changed "
Status: Newly formulated by Bek. December 7, 2010 I 1952; 2012 I 197; last amended by Art. 3 G v. 8.7.2019 I 1048

Bill

Draft of a twenty-sixth law amending the Federal Training Assistance Act

The 26th BAföGÄndG was announced in the Federal Law Gazette on July 15, 2019 (Federal Law Gazette 2019 Part I No. 26 p. 1048).

Opinions

Opinion of the Advisory Board for Training Funding on the draft bill of a 26th law amending the Federal Training Funding Act of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement by the Juso university groups on the draft bill of a 26th law amending the Federal Education Assistance Act of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement by the Federal Association of Green Alternative University Groups (Campusgrün) on the draft bill of a 26th law amending the Federal Education Assistance Act of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement by the Ring of Christian Democratic Students (RCDS) on the draft bill of a 26th law amending the Federal Education Promotion Act of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement by the German Student Union (DSW) on the draft bill of a 26th law amending the Federal Education Assistance Act of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement by the German Association of Cities on the draft bill of a 26th law amending the Federal Education Assistance Act of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement by the German Rectors' Conference (HRK) on the draft bill of a 26th law amending the Federal Education Assistance Act of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement by the free association of student bodies (FCS) on the draft bill of a 26th law amending the Federal Education Funding Act of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement by the BAföG alliance on the draft bill of a 26th law amending the Federal Training Assistance Act of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Statement by the Federal Representation of Medical Students in Germany (bvmd) on the draft bill of a 26th law amending the Federal Education Funding Act of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Law on the creation of a national scholarship program (Scholarship Program Act (StipG)

Law on the creation of a national scholarship program (Scholarship Program Act - StipG)
Date of issue: 07/21/2010
"Scholarship Program Act of July 21, 2010 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 957), which was last amended by Article 74 of the Act of March 29, 2017 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 626)"
Status: Last amended by Art. 74 G v. 29.3.2017 I 626

Law establishing a foundation for German humanities institutes abroad

Law establishing a Foundation for German Humanities Institutes Abroad, Bonn (DGIAG)
Date of issue: 06/20/2002
"Law establishing a Foundation for German Humanities Institutes Abroad, Bonn of June 20, 2002 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 2003), which was last amended by Article 77 of the law of March 29, 2017 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 626) "
Status: Last amended by Art. 77 G v. 29.3.2017 I 626

Vocational Training Act (BBiG)

Vocational Training Act (BBiG)
BBiG issue date: 23.03.2005
"Vocational Training Act as published on May 4, 2020 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 920)"
Status: Newly formulated by Bek. 4.5.2020 I 920

Draft bill

Draft law to modernize and strengthen vocational training

Government draft

Draft law to modernize and strengthen vocational training

Opinions

Law for the Protection of Participants in Distance Learning (FernUSG)

Law for the protection of participants in distance learning (Fernunterrichtsschutzgesetz - FernUSG)
Date of issue: 08/24/1976
"Distance learning protection law in the version of the announcement of December 4, 2000 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 1670), which was last amended by Article 70 of the law of March 29, 2017 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 626)"
Status: Newly formulated by Bek. December 4, 2000 I 1670; Last amended by Art. 70 G v. 29.3.2017 I 626

Draft bill

Draft of a law to modernize the Professional Qualification Assessment Act and the Distance Learning Protection Act (2020)

Government draft

Draft of a law to modernize the Professional Qualification Assessment Act and the Distance Learning Protection Act

Opinions

Statement by the Federation of German Employers' Associations on the draft bill for a law to modernize the Professional Qualification Assessment Act and the Distance Learning Protection Act of June 8, 2020.

Statement by the German Trade Union Confederation on the draft bill for a law to modernize the Professional Qualification Assessment Act and the Distance Learning Protection Act of June 8, 2020.

Opinion of the professional association Forum DistancE-Learning on the draft bill of a law to modernize the Professional Qualification Assessment Act and the Distance Learning Protection Act of 09.06.2020.

Act to improve the determination and recognition of professional qualifications acquired abroad (Recognition Act)

Act to improve the determination and recognition of professional qualifications acquired abroad (Recognition Act)
Date of issue 06.12.2011

Law on the determination of the equivalence of professional qualifications (Professional Qualifications Determination Act - BQFG)

Law on the determination of the equivalence of professional qualifications (Professional Qualifications Determination Act - BQFG)
Date of issue: 06.12.2011
Professional Qualification Assessment Act of December 6, 2011 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 2515), which was last amended by Article 1 of the Act of December 3, 2020 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 2702)
Status: Last amended by Art. 1 G v. December 3, 2020 I 2702

Draft bill

Draft law amending the law on establishing the equivalence of professional qualifications and other laws (2015)

Draft of a law to modernize the Professional Qualification Assessment Act and the Distance Learning Protection Act (2020)

Government draft

Draft of a law to modernize the Professional Qualification Assessment Act and the Distance Learning Protection Act

Opinions

Statement by the German Hospital Society for a law amending the law on the determination of the equivalence of professional qualifications and other laws of February 11, 2015.

Statement by the German Chamber of Crafts and Crafts on the draft bill for an amendment to the law on the determination of the equivalence of professional qualifications and other laws of February 19, 2015.

Statement of the Federal Association of Private Providers of Social Services e.V. on the draft of a law amending the law on the determination of the equivalence of professional qualifications and other laws of February 20, 2015.

Statement by the German Medical Association on the draft law amending the law on the determination of the equivalence of professional qualifications and other laws of February 20, 2015.

Opinion from the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry on the draft of a law amending the law on the determination of the equivalence of professional qualifications and other laws of February 19, 2015.

Statement from the Federal Association of Liberal Professions (BFB) on the draft law amending the law on the determination of the equivalence of professional qualifications and other laws of February 19, 2015

Opinion of the DGB federal executive board on the draft of a law amending the law on the determination of the equivalence of professional qualifications and other laws of February 24, 2015.

Statement by the Federation of German Employers' Associations on the draft bill for a law to modernize the Professional Qualification Assessment Act and the Distance Learning Protection Act of June 8, 2020.

Statement by the German Trade Union Confederation on the draft bill for a law to modernize the Professional Qualification Assessment Act and the Distance Learning Protection Act of June 8, 2020.

Statement by the Federal Association of Private Providers of Social Services e.V. on the draft bill for the modernization of the Professional Qualification Assessment Act and the Distance Learning Protection Act of June 9th, 2020.

Statement by the DIHK on the draft bill for a law to modernize the Professional Qualification Assessment Act and the Distance Learning Protection Act of 09.06.2020.

Opinion of the Advisory Council of German Foundations for Integration and Migration on the draft bill for a law to modernize the Professional Qualification Assessment Act and the Distance Learning Protection Act of June 9th, 2020.

The Federal Association of Liberal Professions, the Federal Chamber of Engineers and the Association of Chambers of Agriculture each submitted a statement on the legislative procedure in June 2020.

Law on the German-Swiss Agreement of February 10, 2021 on the mutual determination of the equivalence of professional qualifications

Draft bill

Draft law for the agreement of February 10, 2021 between the government of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Swiss Federal Council on the mutual determination of the equivalence of professional qualifications

Government draft

Draft law for the agreement of February 10, 2021 between the government of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Swiss Federal Council on mutual determination
the equivalence of professional qualifications

Opinions

Statement by the Central Association of German Crafts (ZDH) on the law on the agreement of February 10, 2021 between the government of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Swiss Federal Council on the mutual determination of the equivalence of professional qualifications

Statement by the German Trade Union Federation (DGB) on the draft bill of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research on the law on the agreement of February 10, 2021 between the government of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Swiss Federal Council on the mutual determination of the equivalence of professional qualifications

Statement by the Federation of German Employers' Associations (BDA) on the draft law on the agreement of February 10, 2021 between the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Swiss Federal Council on the mutual determination of the equivalence of professional qualifications

Statement by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DIHK) on the law on the agreement of February 10, 2021 between the government of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Swiss Federal Council on the mutual determination of the equivalence of professional qualifications

University Framework Act (HRG)