University-Wide Administrative Bodies
There is also the possibility of university-wide participation. However, there mostly is a "Professorial Majority" here, meaning that by § 37 Framework Act for Higher Education (HRG) university instructors must have half of the votes in administrative bodies dealing with matters of teaching and even the majority in administrative bodies dealing with matters of research or the calling of professors.
Nevertheless, it is important to fill the seats right here, to bring in student interests on central topics. The transparency principle applies here, too.
The highest administrative bodies, students can participate in, are the and the . The Senate has some (sub-)committees. For students, the is the most important one.
Next to these, the committees excluively occupied with students are: The among other things elects the . Once per month, the comes together.