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Die Finanzierung von wissenschaftlichem und weiterem Personal aus Studienbeiträgen – am Beispiel der Rechtslage in Nordrhein-Westfalen
Epping, Volker | Lenz, Sebastian
Die Verwaltung, Vol. 41 (2008), Iss. 2 : pp. 155–193
1Prof. Dr. Volker Epping, Leibnitz-Universität Hannover, Juristische Fakultät, Königsworther Platz 1, 30167 Hannover.
2Dr. Sebastian Lenz, Efeuweg 52, 22299 Hamburg.
In order to improve the financial situation of universities, some German
Furthermore, universities must accomplish these improvements in teaching and learning conditions in conjunction with increased enrolments. According to rulings of the Federal Constitutional Court (
Further difficulties arise from the legal rules governing staff contracts that are limited to a specific period of time. Since the continuing existence of tuition fees is far from certain in the long run, new staff will be employed on a limited basis only. Nevertheless, tying these contracts directly to tuition fees is not possible as such money is not supposed to be used for specific projects but for teaching in general. In the view of the Federal Labour Court (