The habilitation serves as proof of the special qualification to independently represent a scientific subject or field in research and teaching.
On the basis of the successful habilitation (facultas docendi), the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (hereinafter: KIT) awards the authorization to teach (venia legendi) for a specific scientific subject or field.
The award is connected with the right to use the title "Privatdozentin" or "Privatdozent" if they hold lectures of at least two semester hours per week in their subject area (so-called titular teaching).
The KIT department in which the subject or field to which the topic of the habilitation thesis is assigned is responsible.
According to the habilitation regulations of KIT, the examination body is the respective habilitation committee.
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