How do the federal states implement the right of students with impairments to participate in higher education on an equal basis with others? How do they promote the university's commitment? What networks exist at the state level? Here you will find an overview.
State legal regulations
- State Disability Equality Acts
- State laws or ordinances on barrier-free information technology
- State laws on higher education
- Student union laws
Selected state legal regulations
- Representative for students with disabilities
- Compensation for disadvantages in studies and examinations
- Long-term study fees/ hardship regulations
Inclusion in the instruments of higher education management of the federal states
Target and performance agreements between higher education institutions and the respective state ministry are a central instrument of higher education management. To date, they have been used to varying degrees to promote inclusive higher education. This page provides an overview. Current, publicly available target agreements were evaluated.
- Bavaria: target agreements 2019-2022
- Berlin: target agreements 2018-2022
- Brandenburg: Higher education agreements 2019-2023
- Bremen: Target agreements 2019-2021
- Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania: Target agreements 2021-2025
- Lower Saxony: Target agreements 2019-2021
- North Rhine-Westphalia: Higher education agreements 2015-2016
- Rhineland-Palatinate: Target agreements 2021-2026
- Saarland: Target agreements 2019-2021
- Saxony: target agreements 2021-2024
- Saxony-Anhalt: Target agreements 2020-2024
- Thuringia: Target agreements 2021-2025
Action plans for the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
- List of the Action plans of the federal states, universities and student unions
Representatives and advisors for students with disabilities
- Representatives and advisors of universities and student unions for students with disabilities
- Networks of representatives and advisors for students with disabilities
Commitment of the federal states for an inclusive university
How many students have a disability or chronic illness. Who belongs to this group? How do their respective impairments affect their studies?
Students with disabilities and chronic illnesses often have to fight for disadvantage compensation and support. In this context, regulations under social law and higher education law are particularly relevant.