In publica commoda

University of Göttingen Public Law Foundation

Since 1st January 2003, the body legally responsible for the University of Göttingen has been a Foundation under Public Law.

The Foundation Office advises and supports the organs of the Foundation University including legal issues and sets up and maintains key contacts to the supervisory bodies of the Foundation, to University public and to the State Government of Lower Saxony.

The task of both setting up contacts to prospective donors, founders and sponsors and creating lasting partnerships with a view to future activities falls to the Staff Unit University Fundraising.

The Foundation University's organs are:

  • Presidential Board

  • Managing Board University Medical Center

  • Foundation Council

  • Foundation Committee University

  • Foundation Committee Medical Center

The following diagram illustrates the organ's interaction for the University:


For a larger view please click on the graphic.