HRK: Need for ongoing consistent approach to energy price alleviation measures for universities – General Assembly acknowledges first measures
21.11.2022

HRK: Need for ongoing consistent approach to energy price alleviation measures for universities – General Assembly acknowledges first measures

The current price increases for natural gas, district heating and electricity continue to pose enormous challenges for German universities, despite ambitious energy-saving measures of their own and...

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Appropriate consideration of education and research in the reconstruction of Ukraine – Joint declaration by the rectors' conferences of France, Germany and Poland
25.10.2022

Appropriate consideration of education and research in the reconstruction of Ukraine – Joint declaration by the rectors' conferences of France, Germany and Poland

On the occasion of the international conference of the G7 and the EU Commission on the recovery, reconstruction and modernisation of Ukraine, the rectors' conferences of France (France Universités),...

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Panel discussion on the reform of research evaluation
12.10.2022

Panel discussion on the reform of research evaluation

Which methods can be used to evaluate and appreciate the quality and impact of research achievements? And what criteria should be used as a basis for assessing scientific research? These questions...

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HRK and BMBF join forces to promote diversity at German universities
09.09.2022

HRK and BMBF join forces to promote diversity at German universities

On 1 September 2022, the HRK will launch the "Diversity at German Universities" initiative funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The aim of the initiative is to support...

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New Website of the Alliance of Science Organisations
26.08.2022

New Website of the Alliance of Science Organisations

The Alliance of Science Organisations in Germany now has its own website. The recently launched website www.allianz-der-Wissenschafts­organisationen.de clusters all the information on the Alliance and...

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Universities in the HRK present a discussion proposal for the further development of the Academic Fixed-Term Contract Act – Further measures called for
06.07.2022

Universities in the HRK present a discussion proposal for the further development of the Academic Fixed-Term Contract Act – Further measures called for

At its closed meeting in Berlin, the Universities Member Group of the HRK adopted proposals for the further development of the Academic Fixed-Term Contract Act (WissZeitVG) and called for...

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Universities promote mobility and permeability in the education system
11.05.2022

Universities promote mobility and permeability in the education system

Competences acquired at work, at university or in other contexts should be recognised as easily as possible when changing subjects or universities and between studies and the world of work. This is...

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HRK Annual Assembly in Leipzig today
09.05.2022

HRK Annual Assembly in Leipzig today

The Annual Assembly of the HRK began in Leipzig. HRK President Prof. Dr Peter-André Alt welcomed the around 240 guests to the Paulinum at Leipzig University and warmly thanked both the University and...

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HRK Senate on the consequences of the war in Ukraine
23.03.2022

HRK Senate on the consequences of the war in Ukraine

The members of the Senate of the HRK have expressed extreme concern about the current situation in Ukraine and the effects of the war on universities there and on students and researchers in the...

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HRK Senate: Digitalisation in teacher education is an urgent task
22.03.2022

HRK Senate: Digitalisation in teacher education is an urgent task

The Senate of the HRK adopted recommendations on digitalisation in teacher education. They include guidance for studies in individual academic disciplines, didactics and educational sciences, as well...

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