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The duties and responsibilities of Studentenwerk Dresden are regulated by the following laws and regulations:

Freedom of Institutions of Higher Education in the Free State of Saxony Act (German: Sächsisches Hochschulfreiheitsgesetz)

Extract from the Freedom of Institutions of Higher Education in the Free State of Saxony Act

(German: Sächsisches Hochschulfreiheitsgesetz—SächsHSFG) in the version as rectified on 01.01.2013

Part 10 Student service providers

§ 109 Establishment, legal status, tasks, and assignment

(1) The following student service providers shall exist:

  1. Studentenwerk Chemnitz-Zwickau, with its headquarters in Chemnitz,
  2. Studentenwerk Dresden with its headquarters in Dresden,
  3. Studentenwerk Freiberg with its headquarters in Freiberg,
  4. Studentenwerk Leipzig with its headquarters in Leipzig.

(2) The student service providers are public law institutions with legal capacity and the right of self-administration within the framework of the law. They operate on a non-profit basis and are subject to legal supervision in self-administration matters and to the professional supervision of the Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst in state matters. Section 7 shall apply accordingly to the exercise of supervision.

(3) The Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst shall regulate the assignment of universities and state academies of higher education to the student service providers by statutory instrument. A student service provider may assume duties by contract with an institution which performs duties in accordance with the Free State of Saxony School Act (German: Schulgesetz—SchulG) in the version promulgated on 16 July 2004 (SächsGVBl. p. 298), as last amended by Article 31 of the act from 29 January 2008 (SächsGVBl. p. 138, 163), as amended. The contract shall determine the mutual rights and obligations; it requires the approval of the Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst.

(4) The task of the student service providers is the social, economic, health-related, and cultural care and support of students, in particular by operating student residence halls and student dining services. Within the scope of their financial capacity, the student service providers shall take into account the special needs of students with children, disabled students, and foreign students as well as promote the compatibility of student and family life.

(5) The student service providers are responsible for state financial aid. The Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst may entrust them with the execution of granting of scholarships from funds of the Free State of Saxony as a state task.

(6) In order to perform the tasks specified in subsections 4 and 5, the universities shall, upon request, forward the names and matriculation numbers of students to the respective local student service providers as well as provide information as to whether they are matriculated, de-registered, re-registered, or on leave of absence. The student service providers may process the transmitted data in order to fulfill their tasks in accordance with paragraphs 4 and 5.

(7) The student service providers may, with the approval of the Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst, assume other tasks, such as the provision of canteens for state employees and pupils and the operation of daycare facilities for the universities, to the extent that this is economically expedient and financing is assured.

§ 110 Ordinances

(1) The student service provider shall regulate its internal affairs by regulation, in particular details of its tasks and organization, the appointment of the Administrative Board in accordance with § 111 para. 2 and the publishing of its corporate bodies’ resolutions. Such regulations require the approval of the Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst, which may be denied only on legal grounds. The regulations shall be published.

(2) The student service provider shall levy a fee from students at the universities and state academies of higher education assigned to it for the opportunity to use its services in accordance with a fee regulation. The fee regulation shall determine the amount and purpose of the contribution. It may stipulate that for services which are not available to all students, students of individual institutions or individual locations shall be charged an additional earmarked contribution and shall determine the amount thereof. Students who attend a general education school at the same time can be exempted from the obligation to pay fees in whole or in part in accordance with the fee regulation. Students on leave of absence, students in correspondence courses or continuing education programs may be exempted from the obligation to pay fees in whole or in part if they are unable to use the services. The fee shall be paid for each semester before matriculation or re-registration; it shall be collected free of charge by the university, the state academy, the institution pursuant to § 109 para. 3 sentence 2, or the otherwise competent fund.

(3) The student service provider may issue further regulations, in particular for the use of its facilities.

§ 111 Governing bodies

(1) The corporate bodies of the student service provider are the Administrative Board and the Executive Director.

(2) The Administrative Board shall consist of up to 12 members, no more than two of whom shall not belong to any of the institutions under § 109 para. 3 sentence 1. At least half of the members shall be students, up to two members should be representatives of the local government or representatives of commercial enterprises in the municipalities in which an institution in accordance with § 109 para. 3 sentence 1 has its seat. At least one registrar of the assigned universities, one representative of the Staatsministeriums für Wissenschaft und Kunst, as well as the Executive Director and one representative from among employees of the student service provider shall be members of the Administrative Board in an advisory capacity. Further details shall be determined by the regulation under § 110 para. 1, which may stipulate that the Administrative Board shall include other members in an advisory capacity.

(3) The Administrative Board has the following duties in particular:

  1. Passing resolutions on the rules and regulations;
  2. Issuing regulations on the use of the facilities operated by the student service provider;
  3. Determination and amendment of the business plan;
  4. Consent to the foundation, acquisition, and sale of companies or to the participation in companies analogous to § 65 para. 1 of the Saxon Budget Regulation (German: Sächsische Haushaltsordnung—SäHO),
  5. Approval for the acquisition, sale, and encumbrance of land and rights equivalent to land, as well as for taking out loans for investments, granting loans, and assuming guarantees;
  6. Resolution on the appropriation of the annual result;
  7. Discharge of the Executive Director;
  8. Election of a chairperson;
  9. Discussion of the annual report by the Executive Director.

4 and 5 require the approval of the Staatsministeriums der Finanzen and the Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst. 3, 6, and 7 require the approval of the Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst.

A resolution on the regulation pursuant to § 110 para. 1 requires a majority of two thirds of the members entitled to vote.

The Administrative Board shall decide on the appointment and dismissal of the Executive Director.Such a resolution requires a majority of the members entitled to vote. The appointment and dismissal of the Executive Director by the chairperson and their contract of employment require the approval of the Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst. The approval of the Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst and the Staatsministeriums der Finanzen is required to regulate the employment relationship. Negotiations on the contract of employment shall be conducted by a registrar as a member of the Administrative Board in accordance with para. 2 sentence 3. The Executive Director shall represent the student service provider in and out of court and conduct its business.

§ 112 Business management

(1) Business management and accounting of student service providers shall be based on commercial principles. The provisions of the German Commercial Code (German: Handelsgesetzbuch) thus apply to bookkeeping and accounting. Further details shall be regulated by the Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst in agreement with the Staatsministerium der Finanzen by statutory order. The latter may determine further details on the granting of state financial aid and grants in accordance with the state budget and for the preparation of business plans and annual financial statements as well as for accounting.

(2) Within six months of the end of the financial year, the student service provider shall submit annual financial statements, audited by a publicly appointed auditor, to the Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst. The approved business plan and the annual financial statements with audit report shall be submitted to the Staatsministerium der Finanzen.

(3) The provisions for employees of the Free State of Saxony shall apply unless the student service provider, with the consent of the Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst and the Staatsministerium der Finanzen, reaches agreements with its employees that deviate from the collective bargaining law (German: Tarifrecht) of the Free State of Saxony.

(4) The student service providers may take out cash-strengthening loans to finance their current expenses; these loans may not exceed 10 percent of the income shown in the business plan and must be balanced at the end of each year.

Ordinance of the Sächsisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst on the assignment of universities to the student service providers (German: Studentenwerkzuordnungsverordnung) (*1)

On the basis of § 2 para. 1 of the law on studet service providers in the Free State of Saxony (German: Sächsisches Studentenwerkgesetz—SächsStwG) from 7 January 1993 (SächsGVBl. p. 16), the following shall be enacted:

§ 1 Studentenwerk Chemnitz-Zwickau

The following universities are assigned to Studentenwerk Chemnitz-Zwickau

  • Technische Universität Chemnitz-Zwickau,
  • Hochschule für Technik, Wirtschaft Zwickau (FH)

§ 2 Studentenwerk Dresden (*2)

(1) The following universities are assigned to Studentenwerk Dresden:

  • Technische Universität Dresden,
  • Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden,
  • Hochschule für Musik "Carl Maria von Weber" Dresden,
  • Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden (FH)
  • Hochschule für Technik, Wirtschaft und Sozialwesen Zittau-Görlitz (FH),

(2) Studentenwerk Dresden is also assigned the following institution:

  • Palucca-Schule Dresden - Akademie für Künstlerischen Tanz

(3) Studentenwerk Dresden is also assigned the following university institution:

  • Internationales Hochschulinstitut Zittau

§ 3 Studentenwerk Freiberg

The following universities are assigned to Studentenwerk Freiberg:

  • Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg (*3)
  • Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Mittweida (FH)

§ 4 Studentenwerk Leipzig

The following universities are assigned to Studentenwerk Leipzig:

  • Universität Leipzig,
  • Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig,
  • Hochschule für Musik und Theater "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy" Leipzig,
  • Hochschule für Technik, Wirtschaft und Kultur Leipzig,

§ 5 Entry into force

This regulation shall enter into force with effect from 1 January 1993.

Please note: (Footnotes)
(*1) The original version was published on 26 March 1993 in the Sächsisches Gesetz- und Verordnungsblatt No. 15/1993; later amendments are incorporated (see further footnotes).
(*2). Para. 2 last amended by the amending regulation dated 8 July 1995 SächsGVBl. No. 20/1995, p. 251.
(*3). New name (formerly: Bergakademie Freiberg) inserted by the amending regulation dated 25 October 1993 SächsGVBl. No. 48/1993, p. 1042.

Studentenwerk Dresden basic rules (German: Grundordnung)

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Dated 3 February 2009 (as amended by the regulation amending the basic rules of 3 July 2017)

On the basis of § 110 para. 1 of the Sächsisches Hochschulgesetz—SächsHSG (English: Saxon University Law) dated 10 December 2008 (SächsGVBl. 2008 p. 900), the Administrative Board of Studentenwerk Dresden, in accordance with § 111 para. 3 sentence 1 no. 1 SächsHSG, passed the following basic rules on 3 February 2009:

Preamble

Studentenwerk Dresden provides inexpensive and high-quality services as per § 109 (4) SächsHSFG for the students of the educational institutions assigned to it in accordance with the Zuordnungsverordnung (English: Assignment Ordinance) of the Sächsisches Staatsministeriums für Wissenschaft und Kunst (hereinafter referred to as “SMWK”) and for the students at educational institutions with which a supply contract exists. It fulfills this task as a commercial enterprise working according to commercial rules with social ties and is equally committed to the objectives of economy and ecology. Studentenwerk Dresden promotes student initiative and works closely with students and their elected representatives. The masculine names of persons and functions in these basic rules apply equally to both female and male persons.

§ 1 Purpose and tasks

(1) The task of Studentenwerk Dresden, Anstalt des öffentlichen Rechts—hereinafter referred to as "Studentenwerk Dresden"—shall be to provide services as per § 109 para. 4 SächsHSFG for the students of the universities assigned to it and for the students at educational institutions with which a supply contract exists. It shall carry out this task in particular through:

  1. Construction and operation of student dining services (canteens and cafeterias),
  2. Construction, letting, and procurement of student housing,
  3. Creation and operation of facilities and services for childcare and for promoting the compatibility of studies and family life,
  4. Promotion of students' cultural and social interests (e.g. student houses, student clubs, artistic groups, tutoring programs),
  5. Counseling in student-specific matters such as psychosocial counseling, legal advice, and social counseling as well as counseling and support services for financing studies and for disabled and chronically ill students,
  6. Creation and management of a social fund for students,
  7. Health promotion measures,
  8. Advice and support for foreign students, promotion of international and intercultural offers for students and promotion of international mobility for domestic Studentenwerk Dresden students
  9. Information and orientation programs on student-specific topics

(2) The same shall apply to pupils if Studentenwerk Dresden assumes tasks for school institutions in accordance with § 109 para. 3 sentence 2 Sächs-HSFG, which in turn assume tasks in accordance with the Free State of Saxony’s School Act (German: Schulgesetz—SchulG) in its currently valid version. In this sense, Studentenwerk Dresden operates facilities and services as per para. 1.

(3) Pursuant to § 109 (7) SächsHSFG, Studentenwerk Dresden may, with the approval of the SMWK, take on other tasks, such as and in particular the provision of canteens for state employees and pupils and the operation of daycare facilities for universities, provided that this is economically expedient and financing is secured. The same applies to the catering service, especially for university events. In this sense, Studentenwerk Dresden operates childcare services and services to promote the compatibility of work and family life for universities and university-related institutions as well as facilities for communal catering for pupils and state employees, in particular employees at universities, and a catering service.

(4) Studentenwerk Dresden shall carry out tasks in accordance with § 109 para. 3, 4, and 7 SächsHSFG within the scope of its self-administration. As a governmental task pursuant to § 109 para. 5 SächsHSFG, Studentenwerk Dresden is responsible for the implementation of educational support as well as the approval of scholarships from funds of the Free State of Saxony.

§ 2 Non-profit status

(1) Studentenwerk Dresden, in fulfilling its duties in accordance with § 1 para. 1, 2 and 3 sentence 1, shall exclusively and directly pursue charitable purposes as per the section on tax-privileged purposes of the German Fiscal Code in the following manner:

  1. The charitable purpose according to § 1 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 1 is the provision to students of food and beverages at particularly reasonable prices.
  2. The charitable purpose in accordance with § 1 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 2 is the inexpensive provision of housing to students and the offer of care measures in student residence halls.
  3. The charitable purpose according to § 1 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 3 is the special assistance and support of students with children of infant and preschool age.
  4. The charitable purpose according to § 1 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 4 is the provision of rooms to students and support for corresponding events, projects, and student initiatives.
  5. The charitable purpose according to § 1 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 5 is the establishment and operation of counseling facilities and offering corresponding services.
  6. The charitable purpose pursuant to § 1 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 6 is the granting of financial aid and loans.
  7. The charitable purpose according to § 1 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 7 are appropriate measures and the provision of appropriate services.
  8. The charitable purpose according to § 1 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 8 are appropriate services and offers.
  9. The charitable purpose according to § 1 para. 1 sentence 1 no. 9 are appropriate information, events, and publications.
  10. The charitable purpose pursuant to § 1 para. 2 are appropriate measures in corresponding application of the provisions under the above numbers 1 to 9.
  11. The charitable purpose pursuant to § 1 para. 3 sentence 3 half-sentence 1 are appropriate youth welfare offers and services such as the creation of childcare facilities.
  12. The charitable purpose pursuant to § 1 para. 3 sentence 3 half-sentence 2 1 alt. is the establishment and/or operation of appropriate community dining services in the sense of youth welfare services.

(2) (2) Studentenwerk Dresden with its institutions is selflessly active and does not primarily pursue its own economic interests. The funds at its disposal may only be used for charitable purposes. No person(s) may be favored by expenses that are alien to the purpose of Studentenwerk Dresden or by disproportionately high remuneration.

(3) Services provided by Studentenwerk Dresden to persons who do not, or do not directly, belong to the group of beneficiaries according to these basic rules may only be provided under the condition that the resulting costs are covered against payment and the fulfillment of the charitable purposes is not impaired. Students and pupils who do not fall within the personal scope of application of § 1 para. 1 and 2 shall be treated in the same way as the students and pupils named in § 1 para. 1 and 2 for the once-only or short-term use of Studentenwerk Dresden services. Further details shall be determined by a separate regulation.

§ 3 Organization

(1) An organizational chart shall depict the structure of Studentenwerk Dresden; the chart is not part of the basic rules and will be published separately.

(2) The right to organize is the responsibility of the Executive Director of Studentenwerk Dresden. Changes in the organization of Studentenwerk Dresden require the approval of the Administrative Board if they consist in the creation or discontinuation of business divisions.

(3) The Executive Director shall announce changes in the organization of Studentenwerk Dresden by means of an appropriately updated version of the organizational chart.

(4) The business objectives stated in the preamble are reflected in a mission statement which the Administrative Board shall adopt and update upon the proposal of the Executive Director. Quality management has also been introduced in all Studentenwerk Dresden areas of operation.

§ 4 Corporate bodies

The corporate bodies of Studentenwerk Dresden are

  • The Administrative Board and
  • The Executive Director

The members of the Administrative Board work on a voluntary basis. Expenses are reimbursed.

§ 5 Formation of the Administrative Board

(1) The Administrative Board shall consist of ten persons, namely the rector of Technische Universität Dresden, five students, two representatives of the scientific and artistic staff pursuant to § 57 para. 1 SächsHSFG—with the exception of student assistants—and the registrar pursuant to § 85 SächsHSFG—hereinafter referred to as "university staff"—who are delegated by the universities assigned to Studentenwerk Dresden. It also includes a representative of the State Capital of Dresden and a representative of the local economy.

(2) The student members of the Administrative Board shall be appointed by the student councils; the representatives of the university staff shall be appointed by university management. The seven seats for university members to be filled as above shall be distributed as follows with regard to the number of matriculated students: Technische Universität Dresden shall receive three seats for students, Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden and Hochschule Zittau/Görlitz shall each receive one seat for students and, in the aforementioned order, alternately one seat for representatives of the university staff. Hochschule für Musik "Carl Maria von Weber" Dresden, Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden, Palucca Hochschule für Tanz Dresden and Berufsakademie Sachsen - Staatliche Studienakademie Dresden will alternately delegate a representative of the university staff in the aforementioned order. If the universities do not fill the alternate seats eight weeks before the expiry of the predecessor's term of office, the right shall pass to the next university in the order in which they were appointed. Insofar as the student seats referred to in the second sentence above are not filled six weeks before the expiry of the seat holder's term of office, the right to fill them shall pass to the university with the next smallest number of students. If it is not possible to fill all the seats again as a result, vacant seats shall be filled first by Technische Universität Dresden and then by Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden and Hochschule Zittau/Görlitz, in this order. A composition through this replacement procedure is temporary until the seats in question are filled by the responsible student council.

(3) The representative of the State Capital of Dresden shall be sent by the Lord Mayor of Dresden. The representative of the local economy is jointly appointed and sent by the Dresden Chamber of Industry and Commerce (German: Industrie- und Handelskammer) and the Dresden Chamber of Trade (German: Handwerkskammer).

(4) Advisory members pursuant to § 111 para. 2 sentence 3 SächsHSFG are a representative of the Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst, the Executive Director of Studentenwerk Dresden as well as a representative of Studentenwerk Dresden employees elected by Studentenwerk Dresden staff for a period of two years. Further details shall be determined by separate election regulations. Pursuant to § 111 para. 2 sentence 3 SächsHSFG, the Administrative Board shall include, alternately for one term of office of the Administrative Board, as a further advisory member of the registrars of Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden or of the registrars of Hochschule Zittau/Görlitz, always the registrar of the aforementioned universities who does not hold a seat with voting rights for representatives of the university staff during the respective term of office. The number of additional advisory members is limited to two.

(5) The members of the Administrative Board shall be appointed for a term of two years. The period of mandate of the members of the Administrative Board shall begin on 1 January of the current year and end on 31 December of the following year. The period of mandate of Administrative Board members who are newly appointed due to the resignation of other members shall begin with their appointment or election and end with the regular end of the period of mandate of the resigned Administrative Board members. When university members leave the university, they lose their membership on the Administrative Board.

(6) The previous Administrative Board, the Chairperson, and the Deputy Chairperson shall remain authorized to take decisions on urgent matters within the meaning of § 6 para. 3 sentence 3 from the end of their regular period of mandate until the constituent meeting of the new Administrative Board.

(7) Members who are not elected but belong to the Administrative Board by virtue of their office may be represented at individual meetings or for a specified period of their term of office by the alternate appointed by them.

§ 6 Competence and activities of the Administrative Board

(1) In addition to the tasks listed in § 111 para. 3 and 5 SächsHSFG, the Administrative Board has the following tasks:

  • Appointment of the auditor;
  • Approval of the employment and dismissal of Heads of Divisions;
  • Approval of resolutions of the shareholders' meeting of companies in which Studentenwerk Dresden directly or indirectly holds a majority interest, which involve the amendment of the shareholders' agreement including capital increases and reductions, conversion in accordance with the Conversion Act (German: Umwandlungsgesetz), the assumption of tasks, the abandonment of previous corporate objects or the dissolution of the company;
  • Appointment and dismissal of members of supervisory boards, advisory boards, and similar bodies of companies in which Studentenwerk Dresden holds an interest.

(2) The Administrative Board shall elect a Chairperson and a Deputy Chairperson from among its members by a majority of its members for a two-year term of office. The beginning and end of the terms of office of the Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson shall be governed accordingly by the provisions of these basic rules applicable to the term of office of Administrative Board members. If the Chairperson is a non-student, the Deputy Chairperson shall be a student, and vice versa.

(3) The Administrative Board shall be convened by its Chairperson as necessary; it shall be convened by the Chairperson within 14 days of a written request from at least five members of the Administrative Board or the Executive Director. By agreement between the Chairperson and the Executive Director, urgent matters may also be decided by written vote. Urgent matters are those in which waiting until the next board meeting would be disadvantageous for Studentenwerk Dresden. In matters on which a decision is so urgent that neither the next meeting of the Administrative Board nor the written vote can be waited for, the Executive Director, together with the Chairperson of the Administrative Board and the Deputy Chairperson of the Administrative Board, is entitled to make an immediate provisional decision, which must be submitted to the Administrative Board for review and final decision at a later date, at the latest at its next meeting. This applies accordingly to § 5 par. 6.

(4) The Administrative Board shall meet in closed session and shall pass its resolutions by a majority of its members, except where SächsHSFG provides otherwise. In all other respects, the activities of the Administrative Board shall be governed by the rules of procedure which the Administrative Board shall adopt.

(5) Once a year, the rectors and one representative each of the student councils of the universities for which Studentenwerk Dresden is active by assignment ordinance or administrative agreement and which are not represented by a representative on the Administrative Board, shall be invited to a meeting of the Administrative Board.

§ 7 Executive Director

(1) The Executive Director shall conduct the business of Studentenwerk Dresden and represent Studentenwerk Dresden in and out of court.

(2) The Executive Director is the supervisor of Studentenwerk Dresden staff. They shall draft the business plan for the respective financial year and submit the draft to the Administrative Board. The Executive Director shall draw up the annual financial statements after the end of each financial year.

(3) The Executive Director shall regularly inform the Administrative Board about the current business activities of Studentenwerk Dresden, prepare the meetings of the Administrative Board, and implement its decisions.

(4) Studentenwerk Dresden is represented vis-à-vis the Executive Director by the Rector of Technische Universität Dresden in their capacity as a member of the Administrative Board, except where SächsHSFG stipulates otherwise.

(5) The Executive Director shall appoint a permanent deputy in case they are prevented from attending. This appointment requires the approval of the Administrative Board. In the event that the Executive Director and his permanent deputy are both prevented from attending at the same time, the Executive Director may appoint a temporary substitute to manage the current business and authorize them accordingly without a resolution of the Administrative Board being required. The temporary substitute’s scope of the authorization shall be limited to the necessary extent.

(6) The Executive Director shall provide to the Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst information pursuant to § 109 para. 2 sentences 2 and 3 SächsHSFG. (6) The Executive Director shall provide to the Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst information pursuant to § 109 para. 2 sentences 2 and 3 SächsHSFG.

§ 8 Economic management

(1) Economic management and accounting of Studentenwerk Dresden shall be determined by commercial principles. The principles of economy and cost-efficiency must be observed. The regulations of the Handelsgesetzbuch (English: German Commercial Code) for large corporations shall apply accordingly to bookkeeping and accounting. The financial year is the calendar year.

(2) The business plan to be prepared annually by Studentenwerk Dresden shall consist of preliminary remarks, a profit plan with the job overviews for the individual cost centers, an investment plan, and a finance plan. The business plan contains all foreseeable measures at Studentenwerk Dresden which cause expenses or income as well as expenditures or revenues. The business plan should have balanced expenses and revenues; a negative result of the profit plan should be balanced by withdrawals from reserves.

(3) All expense and income accounts within the cost centers are mutually eligible for cover. Less expenditure or additional income in individual cost centers may be used to offset additional expenditure or less income in the same cost center area.

(4) Measures not foreseen when the business plan was drawn up as well as significant changes to the planned measures must be applied for and approved before their implementation. The regulations for the approval of the business plan apply accordingly to the handling and approval of these applications. Essential here are changes in financing or changes in the profit plan which exceed the admissible eligibility for cover. Unscheduled investments and additional expenditures are only permitted if they can be covered by savings in other approved investments or by a recognizable, higher-than-planned net income in the profit plan during the business year and if the acquisition or production costs do not exceed the maximum amount to be determined annually by the Administrative Board.

(5) The audit of the annual financial statements by the auditors includes the examination of the proper conduct of business in accordance with § 53 HGrG.

§ 9 Publications

The basic rules and other regulations of Studentenwerk Dresden are published in Sächsisches Amtsblatt/Amtlicher Anzeiger. Furthermore, the aforementioned regulations are also published on the Studentenwerk Dresden website.

§ 10 Dissolution

In the event of the dissolution of Studentenwerk Dresden, the remaining assets shall fall to the Free State of Saxony, which shall use them exclusively for purposes in accordance with § 109 para. 4 SächsHSFG.

§ 11 Transitional arrangements

The term of office of Administrative Board members who are appointed or elected for the first time after the entry into force of these basic rules shall end after 31 December 2011 or 31 December 2010, respectively, subject to § 5 para. 5 of these basic rules.

§ 12 Entry into force

These basic rules shall enter into force on the day following its publication in Sächsisches Amtsblatt/Amtlicher Anzeiger. At the same time, the Studentenwerk Dresden statutes from 18 January 2000 (SächsABl. AAz. p. A 215), last amended by the statutes amending the statutes from 17 September 2008 (SächsABl. AAz p. A 417), shall cease to be valid.

Dresden, 3 February 2009
Studentenwerk Dresden
Prof. Dr. Pörtner
Executive Director