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Process for adopting the foundation model

Process for adopting the foundation model at LUH

STAGE I – DISCUSSIONS OPEN TO ALL UNIVERSITY MEMBERS

October 2020 – July 2021

Leibniz University Hannover (LUH) too could benefit from the foundation model. For this reason, the Presidential Board initiated a dialogue with all status groups and university members in order to assess the opportunities and risks of this model. Prior to this, the idea had already been discussed with the Senate, the deans, the staff council and the student representatives of the Senate.

LUH currently has the legal form of a corporation under public law with the right to self-government. At the same time, Leibniz University Hannover is a state institution. Transforming the university into a foundation under public law has no effect on this status. Instead, a foundation is established that is positioned between the state and the university, therefore taking over the duties of the state.

SENATE’S RESOLUTION TO OPEN NEGOTIATIONS ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A FOUNDATION WITH THE MWK

Yesterday, the Senate - the elected committee of all status groups - decided whether the Presidential Board should be mandated to open negotiations with the state of Lower Saxony
Prof. Dr. Volker Epping, President of Leibniz University Hannover
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Contact address for any questions regarding the foundation model
Contact address for any questions regarding the foundation model