Elections to the University Senate

The elections for the members of the HGU Senate will be held January 22 to 24, 2019.

The Senate of the Hochschule Geisenheim University (HGU) consists of 17 members:

  • nine professors,
  • three students,
  • three academic and scientific staff members
  • two administrative and technical staff members.


Who can vote and who can be elected?

Students and staff of the HGU have the right to vote (see electoral elections of HGU). All those eligible to vote are also eligible to stand as candidates in the election. A person’s right to vote will be verified through an electoral roll compiled by the University.


Electoral roll

You may check your registration in the electoral roll

December 10 to 13, 2018, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

in the Admissions Office (Müller-Thurgau-Haus).

Voting Time

During the election days, voting is possible in the Campus Building during the following periods

  • Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, January 24, 2019, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m..

Those entitled to vote must prove their identity with an official ID.

Election Schedule for Senate Elections WS 2018/2019
October 15, 2018, 2 p.m. 1st meeting of Senate Election Committee
November 5, 2018 Posting of election announcement and publication on Internet
November 5, 2018 Beginning of candidate submissions (see HGU’s website for electoral proposal forms)
December 3, 2018, 3 p.m. Deadline for candidate submissions
December 10, 2018, 2 p.m. 2nd meeting of Senate Election Committee
December 10 - 13, 2018 Disclosure of electoral roll
December 13, 2018, 3 p.m. Close of electoral roll
December 14, 2018, 3 p.m. Deadline for electoral roll registration complaints
December 14, 2018, 3 p.m. Deadline for postal vote documents requests
January 17, 2019, 3 p.m. Deadline for receipt of election letters
January 22 - 24, 2019, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. V O T I N G
January 24, 2019, approx. 2.30 p.m. 3rd Meeting of Senate Election Committee / Vote counting
January 25, 2019 Preliminary election results announcement
January 28 – February 5, 2019 Appeals period
February 5, 2019, 03:00 p.m. Deadline for requesting an electoral review
Electoral committee

On July 10, 2018, the Senate elected an election committee to conduct the election. The following members belong to it:

1) Professors:

  • Prof. Dr. Beate Berkelmann-Löhnertz
  • Prof. Dr. Joachim Schmid
  • Prof. Dr. Annette Reineke (deputy)
  • Prof. Dr. Ernst Rühl (deputy)

2) Academic & scientific staff:

  • Thomas Muschkullus, M.Sc.
  • Julia Brunck, M.Sc. (deputy)

3) Administrative & technical staff:

  • Anke Winkler, M.A.
  • Alina-Louise Kramer, M.A. (deputy)

4) Students:

  • Natalie Jakoby, 4th semester Beverage Technology (B. Sc.)
  • Lea Hoffmann, 4th semester Beverage Technology (B. Sc.) (deputy)

The election supervisor is the chancellor, Ms. Marion Waldeck, Dipl.-Ing. (FH), MBA.

The meetings of the election committee are open to the public. The dates and places of the meetings as well as the resolutions of the election committee are announced on the website of the Hochschule Geisenheim University.

Election Office

Anke Winkler
Anke Winkler, M.A.
Building 5901
Room 116
Phone +49 6722 502 225
Anke.Winkler(at)hs-gm.de Details