Aid association

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I.Position of the Aid association

The Association to promote the Research Centre for Family Enterprises at the University of Bayreuth is a registered non-profit association seated in Bayreuth.

II. Tasks

The aid association aims to support the FoFamU. It exclusively and directly pursues charitable ends within the meaning of the "tax-advantaged purposes" section of the German fiscal system.

The predominant tasks are the:

  • Equipment with funds and material resources
  • Procurement of research contracts and scientific publications
  • Stimulation to and/or participation in workshops and conferences
  • Consultancy services and exchange of experience

III. Structure

Organs of the association are the General Assembly and the Executive Board.

1. The General Assembly

The meeting of members is the supreme decision-making body of the association. It meets at least once every year and is responsible for the:

  • Appointment and removal of the Executive Board
  • Nomination of honorary members
  • Exclusion of members
  • Verification of the financial management
  • Amendments to the statute
  • Dissolution of the Aid Association

2. The Executive Board

The Executive Board is composed of the chairman and vice chairman, the treasurer and up to four committee members who are entitled to vote. The Board conducts the business of the association as well as its external business relations. Predominantly the board is responsible for:

  • Implementing decisions of the member’s meeting
  • Asset management, especially granting funds and material resources to FoFamU
  • Other matters, unless it affects the exclusive competence of the General Assembly

IV. Members

1. Membership

Members can be enterprises, associations, federations as well as other economic entities and individuals. The admission to the association passes on written application about which the Executive Board will decide at one’s own discretion. You can download an application here.

2. Rights of Members

  • Voting rights in the General Assembly
  • Participation in conferences and workshops at reduced conditions
  • Right to propose research projects, workshops and other events of the FoFamU

3. Obligations of members

  • Payment of an Admission fee
  • Annual contribution

V. Statute

The Statute of the Aid Association can be inspected in the subsector "Satzung".

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