Growing need for the social engagement of universities
07.06.2019

Growing need for the social engagement of universities

Rising expectations and pressure to legitimise: at the third Global University Leaders Council Hamburg, 45 university leaders from 23 countries gathered from 5 to 7 June to discuss the rela-tionship b...

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HRK places high demands on satellite campus models in medicine
15.05.2019

HRK places high demands on satellite campus models in medicine

Quality should not be sacrificed in the cooperation between universities and municipal or private hospitals in medical training. The HRK stressed this at its General Assembly. It called on the federal...

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Carola Jungwirth elected HRK Vice-President
14.05.2019

Carola Jungwirth elected HRK Vice-President

The President of the University of Passau, Carola Jungwirth, becomes Vice-President of the HRK. The HRK General Assembly elected her today in Rostock at the recommendation of the President. As of 1 Ju...

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Growing expectations placed on universities
04.04.2019

Growing expectations placed on universities

The list of requirements placed on universities is long. They are expected to make higher education available to a growing number of students, attract new social groups to study programmes and meet di...

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HRK Senate calls for programme for applied research
13.03.2019

HRK Senate calls for programme for applied research

Germany needs broader funding of applied research for universities of all types. The Senate of the HRK has affirmed this position in a statement adopted yesterday and is calling for an appropriate fun...

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New HRK publication supports universities in their language policy
06.03.2019

New HRK publication supports universities in their language policy

"Language policy is a complex and much discussed topic at our universities," said HRK-President Peter-André Alt in light of the publication of the HRK document ‘Institutionelle Sprachenpolitik an Hoch...

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“Structural disadvantages” - HRK event on women in academia
28.02.2019

“Structural disadvantages” - HRK event on women in academia

Women in academia are still subject to structural disadvantages. At an event hosted by the HRK and the University of Göttingen, female university leaders exchanged ideas with female politicians and bu...

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