The Studierendenwerk in Baden-Wuerttemberg are set up in the form of an Institution under Public Law (Anstalt des öffentlichen Rechts). Similar to other public-law entities such as the bank Sparkasse or broadcasting companies, this type of legal structure offers a reasonable amount of company freedom.
The Studierendenwerk are subject to legal supervision from the Ministry for Science and Research of Baden-Württemberg.
Studierendenwerksgesetz (Act on Studierendenwerk Law)
The legal basis of the Studierendenwerk in Baden-Wuerttemberg are laid out in the(Studierendenwerksgesetz - StWG) which also applies for the Studierendenwerk Mannheim
The current Satzung (Statues) of the Studierendenwerk Mannheim were decided upon by the Vertretungsversammlung (Assemply of Representatives) on the 25th of October, 2015 and was approved by the Ministry for Science and Research of Baden-Württemberg on February 9th, 2016.
Organe (Decision-making bodies)
In accordance with § 4 of the StWG, the Studierendenwerk Mannheim as an Institution under Public Law has three decision-making bodies:
The structure and tasks of the comities come about from the diagrams from the yearly report 2015.
Public Corporate Governance Codex
The Studierendenwerk Mannheim uses the Public Corporate Governance Kodex of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg. Reports and explanations can be found here:
Act on Alternative Dispute Resolution in Consumer Matters (VSBG)
We are neither required nor able to participate in a dispute resolution in consumer matters in accordance with the VSBG. The VSBG requires however that we provide the proper contact in such matters:
Allgemeine Verbraucherschlichtungsstelle des Zentrums für Schlichtung e. V. , Straßburger Str. 8, 77694 Kehl,