The department for University Policies represents the interests of the students on a federal state level and where applicable also on the national and higher education level. This requires regular contact with the administration of the university and the ministry of Science, Research and Arts. In addition to this, the department participates in the organisation of the student representation of Brandenburg (BRANDSTUVE) . The department is the contact for all problems c onnected to higher education policies. The department works closely with the department for Committee Supervision (Gremienbetreuung).