Mar. 27, 1803

“Decree” issued by the Royal Court Chancellery addressed to the four faculty Directors [Present-day Austria]: “[…] when permitting Jews initial access to the lectures at the university, it must be proceeded with accuracy and severity […] [in order] to admit only those, who have excellent and unequivocal/unambiguous school reports of their abilities and industriousness/diligence and are capable of moral conduct […].”
Beyträge zur politischen Gesetzkunde im österreichischen Kaiserstaate; Herausgegeben von Johann Ludwig Ehrereich (Graf von Barth-Barthenheim): Erster Band; (Wien; 1821); (Contributions to the Political Statutes of the Austrian Royal State; published by Johann Ludwig Ehrereich (Earl of Barth-Barthenheim); (Volume I); (Vienna; 1821); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 11/20/2017