§13 Alterations, Additions and Termination

This Agreement of Cooperation takes effect on the date of signing for a term of three years. The Agreement of Cooperation shall be extended up to another three years unless it is terminated by giving six months notice by May 31 of any year. Notice of termination shall be given in writing.

In case of gross breach of the Agreement of Cooperation any partner university shall be entitled to terminate the Agreement of Cooperation with immediate effect and without observing the six months' period of notice. In case of early termination of the Agreement of Cooperation all obligations which are still to be fulfilled shall be fulfilled in accordance with the Agreement of Cooperation.

This Agreement of Cooperation shall be construed according to the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany. The partner universities agree that for all controversies or claims the District Court of Dresden shall have jurisdiction.

The partner universities declare that no side agreements to this Agreement of Cooperation exist. Modifications of and amendments to this Agreement of Cooperation as well as a waiver of the requirement of written form shall be made in writing.

If individual provisions of this Agreement of Cooperation are legally ineffective, this shall not affect the effectiveness of the remaining provisions; in that case the invalid provisions shall be replaced by provisions which come as close as possible to the purpose of the Agreement of Cooperation and which are legally effective.

Bozen-Bolzano, April 29, 2010
Prof. Walter Lorenz
Rector Libera Università di Bolzano-Freie Universität Bozen

Dresden, April 28, 2010
Prof. Hermann Kokenge
Rector Technische Universität Dresden

Lisbon, April 26, 2010
Prof. António Manuel Bensabat Rendas
Rector of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Vienna, April 20, 2010
Prof. Dr. Hans Kaiser
Vice-Rector Technische Universität Wien