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Apprentice Representatives


The apprentices at Freie Universität Berlin have had elected representatives since 2005. They are re-elected every two years. Currently the group of elected representatives (JAV) consists of 5 members and 4 substitutes.

The remit of the JAV includes the following activities:

  • Participation in hiring processes, contract extensions, and termination
  • Checking compliance with existing laws and contracts regarding apprencticeships
  • Absolute confidentiality in all matters
  • Holding regular JAV meetings and at least one meeting for all the apprentices annually
  • Participation / involvement in changes affecting apprenticeships at Freie Universität