deutsche Gesetze

Laws and regulations on higher education and research

See here for an overview of legislation on higher education and medical schools in Berlin, capacity guidelines, and much more. More information

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State accreditation of private colleges and universities in Berlin

Private educational institutions can be accredited as colleges or universities. You can find out more here on the accreditation process, how to set up branch campuses, and how to get degrees from private colleges and universities authenticated. More information

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University performance reports

See here for the most important indicators, key data, and statements on the universities’ performance and on how the contracts with Berlin’s colleges and universities are being put into practice. More information

Beispieldiagramm aus dem Ausstattungs-, Kosten- und Leistungsvergleich der Universitäten 2012

Comparisons of resources, costs, and performance

The comparisons of resources, costs, and performance published by the German Center for Higher Education Research and Science Studies (DZHW) show how Berlin’s colleges and universities are doing compared to those in other German states. More information

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Statistics on Berlin’s institutions of higher education

Colleges and universities regularly deliver data on students, degrees awarded, staff, and funding to the relevant state statistical offices. You can find the official statistics on higher education here. More information

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Other reports

See here for information from German and international reporting on education or studies done by the OECD, KMK (Conference of Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs), GWK (Joint Science Conference), and the Wissenschaftsrat (German Council of Science and Humanities) on improving the performance of the German educational system. More information