Elections Office

Elections Office

2019 University elections

On Tuesday, 9 July 2019, the 2019 university elections will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Innsteg Auditorium (ISA, Innstrasse 23).

Key dates at a glance

Nominations are accepted from 30 April to 13 May 2019
The electoral register will be put on display from 4 to 7 June 2019
The electoral register will be closed on 11 June 2019
Latest date for announcement of approved nominations: 25 June 2019

Deadlines for requesting postal ballot papers:

  • If you wish to have the ballot papers sent to you by post: 25 June 2019
  • If you wish to collect the ballot papers in person: 2 July 2019
  • Students can also cast their postal vote in the foyer of the refectory (Mensa, Innstrasse 29) on Monday, 1 July and Tuesday, 2 July 2019.

Election announcement

Official election announcement (in German) (date of promulgation: 14 December 2018)

Polling card

Polling cards for the 2019 university elections will be sent by e-mail (date to be determined).

For which faculty can I vote?

If your degree programme is administered by more than one faculty, you can choose for faculty you wish to exercise your voting rights. Please note that you cannot vote simultaneously for more than one faculty. To do so, please complete the Request for determination of faculty affiliation for voting purposes form and submit it to the Student Registration Office, room VW 005 in the Administration building (Innstrasse 41) by the closing date of the electoral register. Student Registration Office opening hours: Monday 10 a.m. to 12 noon, Tuesday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon.

Where can I check which faculty I can vote for? Please use the HISinOne campus portal to check your faculty affiliation for voting purposes.

Voting as a student or as a staff member?  (information in German and English)

Postal vote

You can also vote by absentee ballot (postal vote). To do this, use the postal ballot request form. If you decide to vote by absentee ballot, the application must be received by the Elections Office by the following dates: 

  • If you wish to have the ballot papers sent to you by post: 25 June 2019
  • If you wish to collect the ballot papers in person: 2 July 2019

Students can also cast their postal vote in the foyer of the refectory (Mensa, Innstrasse 29) on 1 or 2 July 2019 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Election committee

The election committee consists of eleven representatives for the following groups: professors, academic and artistic staff, other staff, and students. The members are appointed by the Senate for the respective elections. The election committee performs the duties assigned to it by the election regulations for state universities (Wahlordnung für die staatlichen Hochschulen, BayHSchWO); in particular, it regulates on the minutiae of election preparation and election procedures.