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Stand for the university elections

In November, elections will be held at AU. You can vote for the candidate you want to represent you or you can stand for election yourself to your academic council, board of studies and your PhD committee. If you would like to put your name forward for election, you can do so from 19 October until 23 October.

2020.10.08 | Signe Schou

Would you like a seat at the table when important decisions are made at your faculty or in your unit about e.g. strategies, budgets or recruitment policies? Then stand for the university elections and let your opinion be heard – or vote for the candidate who will make a difference to you.

Who is up for election?

The election will be held from 9 to 12 November, and this year the academic staff can stand for or vote for candidates for boards of studies and PhD committees. In addition to academic councils at Natural Sciences. PhD students can also stand for election and vote for PhD committees and for Natural and Technical Sciences' academic councils. Read more about the various councils, boards and committees.

Special information for Natural Sciences: Technical and administrative staff members can vote and stand for election to academic councils as observers.

Register your candidacy from 19 October to 23 October

If you are interested in standing for election, you can register your candidacy from Monday 19 October at 9:00 to Friday 23 October at 12:00. However, it is a good idea to submit your electronic candidacy registration form as early as possible in the period so that any errors can be corrected before the deadline expires. Click here to learn more about how to stand for election

Check your voting rights

We recommend that you check your voting rights well in advance of the elections. To do so, log in to the election system with your AU user ID and password. When you have logged in to the election system, you can see which bodies you can vote for and when. Go directly to the login page in the election system.

When to vote

You can cast your vote electronically at au.dk/valg during the election period from 9 November at 9:00 to 12 November at 16:00. Log on to the system with your AU ID and password.

Would you like to learn more?

  • Learn more at au.dk/valg
  • If you have any questions, please contact the election secretariat at: 8715 3325 or send an email to valg@au.dk
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