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University elections - your vote counts

Use your right to vote and influence who will become members of your PhD Committee. The deadline for voting is Thursday 24 November at 16:00.

2016.11.21 | Ida Bæk

You can vote for your relevant boards directly on your laptop.

Have you considered the benefits of actively participating in the university elections and voting for a good candidate? By voting, you show your support for the candidate you want to represent you and your interests in your respective PhD Committee. This year, if you are enrolled – not employed – as a PhD Student you can also vote for the Academic Councils and the University Board. Furthermore, if you are enrolled as both a student and a PhD student on a flexible PhD programme, you can vote as a student for the Board of Studies.

Find your candidate in the list of candidates on the university elections website


How to vote

You can vote electronically during the election period from 21 November at 9:00 to 24 November at 16:00. Start by logging on to the system with your civil registration number and your password for Self-service ( The election results will be announced on Monday 28 November at

Click this link to vote now


They make a difference

The various councils, boards and committees discuss important topics regarding the university and the offered programmes. The PhD Commiittees, for instance, approve PhD courses, discuss evaluations of the PhD programme and make proposal for internal guidelines. The agenda for the AU board meetings contains topics such as AU’s budget and strategy as well as general development trends in education policy.

Read more about the various councils, boards and committees on the election website


Want to find out more?

·         Find additional information about the Aarhus University elections here

·         Please contact the election secretariat at or by calling +45 8715 3325 if you have any questions.

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