Initiatives are subdivisions of the Student Union body. They are restricted to offering services that will be directly available to a majority of students or that have a representative function. As such, they are bound by their own regulations and are operated independently from the board.
Additionally, ideas originating from within the Student Union can be outsourced as an initiative.
At the moment, there are the following initiatives:
Initiatives can also be designed on the grounds of private law. In that case, the initiative is not a subdivision of the Student Union anymore but a company of private law. In case there is still a cooperative partnership with the Student Union it is an affiliate.
At the moment, only the radio station Toxic FM is an affiliate of the Student union.