Aug. 29, 1817

“Academic Honorary Titles” decree of the court commission of studying [Lower-Austria; Present-day Austria]: “Jew can become faculty members; however, they cannot be awarded any honorary medals (Würden) as these require that the recipient take part in (Christian) religious ceremonies […].”
Braumüller, Wilhelm: Urkunden und Akten zur Geschichte der Juden in Wien. Erste Abteilung. Allgemeiner Teil 1526-1847. Zweiter Band. (Wien) 1918; p. 276, Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 5/7/2016