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University elections - your vote counts

In the period 21–24 November, students will once again be electing representatives to the numerous councils, boards and committees at the university. If you are interested in standing for election, now is the time to get involved. You can also make a difference by voting for the candidate who you think is best qualified to have an influence on your degree programme.

2016.10.13 | Signe Opstrup


You are welcome to stand for election to – or vote for candidates for – the AU Board, the local boards of studies and academic councils. PhD students can also stand for election and vote in elections to PhD committees.

Read more about the various councils, boards and committees.

Register your candidacy before 4 November – the earlier the better!

If you would like to stand for election, the deadline for putting your name forward is noon on 4 November. However, it is a good idea to submit your candidacy registration form as early as possible in the period so that any errors can be corrected before the deadline expires.

Read more about how to stand for election at au.dk/en/election. You can also contact your current local representative on the board of studies for more information.

Download a candidacy registration form here.

Check your voting rights

Check your voting rights well in advance of the election. You can do so by logging in to the election system with your civil registration number and your password for Self-service (mit.au.dk). When you have logged in the election system, you can see which bodies you can vote for and when.

New students who enrol in their degree programmes after 1 October should contact the Election Secretariat at valg@au.dk to be assigned voting rights.

Get involved and find out more about student politics

On many degree programmes and at many faculties, there are academic committees and university political groups that meet to discuss what they would like to see changed in their programmes or at the university. If you would like to find out more about student politics, contact the members of your local board of studies or academic council – or one of the student political organisations.

Read a list of all the student organisations at AU here.

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