Background

This is a list of other reports, comments, and initiatives opposing the the proposed of reform of the University Act. None of the sites linked here is affiliated with us, their content is the sole responsibility of the respective authors and groups. We link to them to showcase the breadth of the oppossition against the reform.

All of the sites linked below are in German.

Reports and Comments

Klaus Kastberger. “Neues Universitätsgesetz: Acht Jahre – aber dann ist Schluss!”. Kommenter der Anderen. Der Standard. December 10, 2020.

Theo Anders. “Geplante Machtverschiebung an Unis dürfte verfassungswidrig sein.” Der Standard. December 21, 2020.

Odin Kroeger. “Von der Prekarisierung in die Arbeitslosigkeit? Das neue Universitätsgesetz.”Publikum.net. December, 21 2020.

Lisa Kogelnik. “Wider die ‚Prüfungsabsolviermaschinen‘. Interview mit der Bildungswissenschafterin Bettina Dausien.” Der Standard. December 22, 2020.

Prekarität und Leistungsdruck an Österreichs Unis,” Radio Widerhall. Radio Orange 94.0. Starting at 10:45. January 2, 2021.

Jan Niggemann. “Warum sich Studierende und Lehrende gegen das neue Uni-Gesetz wehren“. Mosaik. January 12, 2021.

Michael Hammerschmid. “Ein Plädoyer für die freie Lehre.” Die Presse. January 13, 2021.

Clemens Wieser. “Studium auf Augenhöhe: Weiter eine Utopie.“ Kurier. January 14, 2021.

Opinions Submitted to Parliament

Many universities, departments, special interest groups, and other organisations have submitted expert opinions in the course of the parliamentary review process. We want to draw your attention to the following opinions in particular.

General

Focus on Changes to Employment Regulations

Focus on Equal Treatment Issues

Focus on Study Law

Initiatives of University Employees