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statute of studierendenWERKs BERLIN

by 29.06.2017


Due to Section 8 in conjunction with Section 4 Paragraph 8 No. 1 of the Law on studierendenWERK BERLIN (Studierendenwerksgesetz - StudWG ) of December 18, 2004, last amended by Article I of the law of February 25, 2016 (GVBl. p. 58), - hereinafter Studierendenwerksgesetz (StudWG) - the administrative board of the studierendenWERKs BERLIN passed the following statutes on June 29.06.2017, XNUMX:

Commencement clause

The studierendenWERK BERLIN is committed to the social, economic, cultural and health concerns of students and contributes to the realization of equal opportunities and to improving the framework conditions surrounding studies.

In the spirit of this social mission, cooperative behavior, respect for human dignity and personality, integration and equal treatment, transparency and open information are essential elements of the culture of the studierendenWERKs BERLIN. The studierendenWERK BERLIN strives to create a space in which disadvantaged groups in particular can work and study free from discrimination, bullying, sexual harassment and degradation. Promoting motivation, skills, performance and initiative and creating a positive working and studying atmosphere is a joint task of students, the administrative board, management, managers, employees and company interest groups.

The studierendenWERK BERLIN takes environmental and health protection into account in all areas of its tasks.

The board of directors and management work together in a spirit of trust when carrying out their tasks. The members of the administrative board do not pursue any personal interests and disclose conflicts of interest due to their positions at other institutions in the Berlin educational area.

The board of directors, management, managers and company interest groups are aware of their obligation and role model for cooperative behavior and a positive working atmosphere. You will be responsible for implementing and complying with the Code of Conduct studierendenWERKs BERLIN take care.

§ 1 – Seat and legal form

(1) This studierendenWERK BERLIN is a legal institution under public law.

(2) This Studierendenwerk carries the name studierendenWERK BERLIN. It is based in Berlin.

(3) This studierendenWERK BERLIN has its own official seal.

§ 2 – Tasks

(1) Dem studierendenWERK According to Section 2 StudWG, BERLIN is responsible for providing students and other groups in (school) education as well as children on social, health, cultural and economic areas. The following university-related activities, which are tailored to the specific time and organizational requirements of training and studies, serve this purpose in particular:

  1. Implementation of the Federal Training Support Act (BAföG) as an office for training support;
  2. Construction and management of canteens, cafeterias and vending machines at universities;
  3. student job placement;
  4. Carrying out information and training events as part of social advice, the awarding of social benefits, general social advice and support as well as advice on financing students' studies and living costs, also on behalf of third parties, e.g. B. Foundations;
  5. advising and supporting students with disabilities and chronically ill students;
  6. psychological and psychotherapeutic advice and support for students;
  7. the promotion and support of students' cultural groups and events, also as organizers;
  8. Establishment, participation in the establishment and maintenance of daycare centers;
  9. Construction and management of student accommodation facilities (e.g. student dormitories); 
  10. the provision of private rooms and apartments to students;
  11. the administration of the International Study Center Berlin (ISB);
  12. the awarding of integration assistance in accordance with Section 9 Paragraph 2 of the Berlin Higher Education Act (BerlHG);
  13. the implementation and billing of the agreements concluded by the student bodies for the inexpensive use of public transport for students in accordance with Section 18a of the Berlin Higher Education Act (BerlHG).
  14. The studierendenWERK BERLIN is committed to ensuring public understanding of student issues, e.g. B. with the implementation of the Santa Claus campaign and with the regional social survey.

(2) This studierendenWERK BERLIN can take on the above-mentioned and other tasks in the social, health, cultural and economic areas for students and, secondarily, other people in (school) education or in need of help in accordance with Section 53 AO, provided that neither the fulfillment of the tasks in accordance with Section 2 StudWG nor concerns the universities of the state of Berlin and the church universities in research and teaching are affected.

(3) Furthermore, reference is made to Section 2 StudWG.

§ 3 – Non-profit status

(1) This studierendenWERK BERLIN exclusively and directly pursues non-profit and charitable purposes within the meaning of the “Tax-privileged purposes” section of the tax code. purpose of studierendenWERKs BERLIN is the promotion of student assistance and welfare through the social, health, cultural and economic support of students and other groups in training and child and youth welfare as well as further training.

(2) This studierendenWERK BERLIN works selflessly and does not primarily pursue its own economic purposes.

(3) The means of studierendenWERKs BERLIN may only be used for statutory purposes. No person may make expenditures that are incompatible with the purposes of the studierendenWERKs BERLIN are alien or benefit from disproportionately high remuneration.

(4) Upon dissolution of the studierendenWERKs BERLIN, its assets go to the State of Berlin, which must use them directly and exclusively for non-profit and charitable purposes in accordance with Section 2 Paragraph 1 StudWG.

§ 4 – Organs

The organs of the studierendenWERKs BERLIN are

  1. Board of Directors,
  2. Managing Director/CEO.

§ 5 – Board of Directors

(1) The tasks, powers and rights of the administrative board arise from the law on studierendenWERK BERLIN (StudWG) and from these statutes.

(2) The Board of Directors monitors the legality, expediency and cost-effectiveness of the management. He also oversees all material matters of the studierendenWERKs BERLIN and determines the basic principles of business policy.

(3) The Board of Directors should be convened at least once every calendar quarter.

(4) The members of the Board of Directors are fundamentally obliged to maintain confidentiality regarding confidential reports and confidential discussions received.

(5) The student members of the administrative board are appointed by studierendenWERK BERLIN is provided with suitable work opportunities.

(6) The Board of Directors adopts rules of procedure.

§ 6 – Compensation for expenses

(1) The student members of the administrative board receive an expense allowance. These are determined by the Board of Directors.

(2) The costs of the training measures required for the work of the Board of Directors will be borne within the scope of economic possibilities studierendenWERK BERLIN taken over.

(3) External members of the Board of Directors receive their travel expenses on the basis of the travel expense regulations studierendenWERKs BERLIN reimbursed upon proof.

§ 7 – Managing Director/Managing Director

(1) The duties, powers and rights of the managing director arise from this Studierendenwerkslaw and from these statutes.

(2) The managing director conducts business with the care of a prudent businesswoman. She/He conducts business in accordance with the law and the resolutions of the Board of Directors.

(3) The managing director draws up a business plan, updates it annually and submits it to the board of directors for approval.

(4) The managing director prepares annual financial statements in accordance with Section 110 Sentence 2 LHO.

(5) The managing director regularly reports to the board of directors on the main developments in all areas of responsibility in accordance with Section 2. In particular, deviations in business development compared to planning must be presented and explained. In the event of an impending deterioration in results, remedial and compensatory measures must be presented.

§ 8 – Representation

(1) The managing director appoints a deputy managing director from among the department heads.

(2) She/He represents the managing director in his/her absence in all legal and administrative matters as well as legal proceedings. She/he manages the administration and in particular assumes the supervisory function and housekeeping duties.

(3) He/she can be assigned additional tasks to be completed on an ongoing basis.

(4) The appointment must be reported to the Board of Directors.

§ 9 – Transactions requiring approval

(1) The following legal transactions and management measures require the approval of the Board of Directors:

  1. Taking up new areas of responsibility or giving up existing areas of activity, unless they are to be fulfilled as contractual matters based on a law;
  2. Establishment, relocation and closure of business premises, significant changes to the business organization and changes to the conditions of use of business premises;
  3. Acquisition, sale and encumbrance of real estate;
  4. Carrying out transactions that go beyond the scope of normal business transactions or for studierendenWERK BERLIN are of fundamental importance.
  5. If a guideline is intended for an area of ​​responsibility, this is decided by the board of directors.

(2) If a student representative body has been set up for an area of ​​responsibility in accordance with the provisions of these statutes, it must be heard by the administrative board on all questions relating to it.

§ 10 – Dining establishments

(1) In the canteens and cafeterias close to the university, students are provided with food and drinks at reasonable prices, including additional free accommodation during daylight hours and the use of rooms for other student assistance purposes as well as a supplementary range of student-oriented services, each within the framework of § 3, ensured; This supply also includes the income from vending machines that are operated by other companies in areas of the catering establishment as part of the aforementioned supply mandate. The care is tailored to the specific time and organizational requirements of the training and studies and takes health and cultural concerns into account.

(2) The reduced meal price in the canteens is reserved exclusively for students. Exceptions require the approval of the Board of Directors.

(3) This studierendenWERK BERLIN can, within the framework of cooperation agreements for students outside the scope of the studierendenWERKs BERLIN provide catering services under the same conditions as for students at Berlin universities if and as long as this appears appropriate and economic disadvantages are not to be expected (see Section 2 Paragraph 2 Sentence 2 StudWG).

§ 11 – Job placement

(1) The job agency provides students with short-term work opportunities and provides income tax services for students in the event of multiple employers.

(2) Further details are regulated in the guidelines for job placement.

(3) The guidelines are decided by the board of directors.

§ 12 – Social advice and further training

(1) The social advice of the studierendenWERKs BERLIN offers advice, orientation and decision-making aids, taking into account the special social and economic situation of students. She provides support in financial emergencies, in social law issues, in dealing with conflict situations or with the double burden of having children and studying.

(2) The awarding of social benefits takes place in the form of e.g. B. Loans, grants and scholarships (also from third parties) according to established guidelines.

(3) This studierendenWERK BERLIN offers events and training courses as part of social counseling.

§ 13 – Advice for students with disabilities and chronically ill students

(1) The advice center offers information and support in psychosocial and social legal issues, it supports the transition from school to university and from university to work through group offers, helps with the organization of studies and everyday life and provides necessary integration assistance in accordance with the BerIHG .

(2) Further details are regulated jointly by the universities, the state and studierendenWERK BERLIN agreed guidelines for the allocation of integration assistance. The student interest groups of students with disabilities or representatives of those affected by the student bodies (ASten) are organized by studierendenWERK BERLIN belongs.

§ 14 – Psychological-psychotherapeutic counseling centers (PBS)

(1) The psychological-psychotherapeutic counseling centers help quickly and unbureaucratically with study and personal problems. They offer, among other things, psychological counseling, crisis intervention, individual, couple and group psychotherapy. The aim is to intercept critical developments with possible psychological and social consequences at an early stage and to deal with them in a conflict- and resource-oriented manner.

(2) They are open to all students in accordance with Section 2 StudWG.

§ 15 – Daycare centers

(1) The daycare centers primarily serve to look after the children of students if the university does not have its own daycare center.

(2) Operating regulations regulate the principles for the operation of the facilities, the allocation of childcare places and their termination. It is decided by the administrative board after hearing the entire parental representation (Section 14 of the Child Day Care Act).

(3) The general parent representation advises the management and the administrative board on fundamental questions that concern them.

§ 16 – Student dormitories

(1) Student halls of residence serve to provide students with living space at an affordable price, tailored to the specific time and organizational requirements of training and studies, as well as the use of rooms for other student assistance purposes, including an offer of student-oriented services within the framework of Section 3 of the statutes . Exceptions to use by students require the approval of the Administrative Board. Student-oriented care measures can be offered in student halls of residence.

(2) The details of the allocation of residential spaces and the rental contract structure of the relationship between studierendenWERK BERLIN and tenants are regulated in the dormitory space allocation guidelines and general rental conditions.

(3) The tenants of each dormitory can form a self-administration group. This takes part in the organization of coexistence and works together with the dormitory management. All local authorities can elect a general tenant representative from among themselves. It advises the management and the board of directors on fundamental questions that concern them. Further details will be regulated in a special regulation.

(4) The procurement guidelines and the self-administration regulations are decided by the administrative board after hearing the entire tenant representation.

(5) The administration of the International Study Center Berlin (ISB) is regulated in a separate statute.

§ 17 – Culture and International Affairs

(1) This studierendenWERK BERLIN promotes cultural activities among students.

(2) This studierendenWERK BERLIN can organize cultural events by and for students.

§ 18 – Entry into force

These statutes come into force on the day after publication in the Official Gazette for Berlin.