We advise universities, university hospitals, and research institutions on all German higher education and science law issues. Legal topics include:
- Higher education law
- contract law
- EU state aid law
- subsidy law
- Public procurement law
- Civil Service Law
- Examination law
- University capacity law
- Law on Temporary Academic Contracts
Why choose our lawyers?
We provide advice that is close to science and with a great deal of experience. Our typical advisory topics include:
- Drafting and reviewing cooperation agreements
- Assessment of issues relating to subsidy law and EU state aid law
- Assistance with tenders and subcontracts
- Accompanying spin-offs
- Support for governance changes and mergers of universities or research institutions
- Support in appointment procedures, including joint appointments
- Advice on examination matters and examination procedures
- Support in cases of academic misconduct, including clarification of the facts of the case2
Advice and representation in disputes, out of court as well as in court, including representation before civil courts and administrative courts
Our advice is not limited to the above-mentioned main topics. Universities, research institutions, and university hospitals are constantly faced with new challenges. In this, we are at your side.
Our lawyers have been advising universities, research institutions, and university hospitals for years. We know the science and its processes as well as its particular needs. That is why we advise in a manner close to and appropriate for science: you receive advice from us with solutions that work in science. We advise quickly and pragmatically.
Our lawyers are members of scientific associations. Our partner Dennis Hillemann founded the platform www.wissenschaftundrecht.de and is a lecturer at the Association of University Teachers. Our lawyer Tanja Ehls has published numerous articles on science law in Germany, for example: Die EU-beihilferechtliche Trennungsrechnung in der Wissenschaft – Überblick und aktuelle Rechtsfragen (German only).