Court upholds university tuition fees in Baden-Württemberg

“A court in Baden-Württemberg dealt a blow to public university students on Monday when it ruled that tuition fees of €500 per semester in the German state are lawful. The higher administrative court (VGH) in Mannheim concluded the fees are in line with basic guaranteed professional and educational freedoms. Economy minister Peter Frankenberg (CDU) commented that the decision backs the social sustainability of the fees …” (more)

[The Local, 16 Febrary]

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