Die standortgerechte Dienstleistungshochschule
The German System of higher education is quite apparently in crisis; it needs to redefine it's function and legitimize itself. In the public this is mostly discussed as a question of efficiency. In the course of the past years, conceptional agreements have been made by the state, the economy and scientific associations, upon forms of fundamental reorganization concerning the system of higher education, on the basis of measurable effectiveness in management. Tenor of the article is a detailed critical analysis of these concepts. Above all, this requires a description of the nonfunctioning areas which the system of higher education system shows today, emphasizing on historical aspects.