Staff council (Academic)

The Staff Council (Academic) is responsible for all Kiel University employees in teaching or academic roles, all tutors and student assistants, but not for university professors.

The Staff Council (Academic) deals with the following topics, among others:

  • Employment contracts
  • Classification of employees
  • Upgrading of employees
  • Rating of employees
  • Wage agreements
  • Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst der Länder (wage agreement for the public service in the federal states of Germany)
  • Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz (act on academic fixed-term contracts)
  • Teilzeit- und Befristungsgesetz (act on part-time and fixed-term employment)
  • Fixed-term employment
  • Conversion from fixed-term to permanent employment
  • Part-time employment
  • Full-time employment
  • Special leave
  • Maternity leave
  • Parental leave
  • Employment contract duration
  • Maximum term of employment contract duration


More information can be found on the webpages of the Staff Council (Academic)