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University elections

Every year university elections take place. As a student you can vote for your representatives in the University Council and the Faculty Council. As a staff member, you can vote for your representatives in the Faculty Council and/or the Employee Council.

Why vote?

Leiden University regards co-participation as extremely important: the right to take part in discussions, and thus to have an influence on the decision-making. Co-participation leads to better decisions that have more support.

Eligible voters

Eligible to vote is:

  • Anyone who is an employee of Leiden University and works in one of the units where elections are held;
  • Anyone who is registered as a student of Leiden University on the election date.

University elections

University elections will be held from 20 to 23 April 2020.

Submit your candidacy on 17 and 18 March

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