Information on the Senate Elections
From January 25 to 27, 2022, all eligible students of Hochschule Geisenheim University had the opportunity to elect their representatives for the Senate online via Polyas. Elections were held in accordance with the Hessian Higher Education Act (HHG) and the HGU election regulations.
During the 4th Election Committee meeting, the counting of votes for the member group of students took place.
The announcement of the final election results of the Senate elections 2021/2022 can be found in the bar under information & form templates for the election.
The Senate, as the central University Committee, advises on matters of research, teaching and studies that affect the entire University or are of fundamental importance.
It also supervises the Management of the Presidium. This is why the Senate constitutes an important body at HGU alongside the University Council and the Presidium.
According to § 36 of the Hessian Higher Education Act (HHG), the Senate of Hochschule Geisenheim University (HGU) consists of 17 members:
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.
For the conduct of the elections, the Senate elected the election commitee in its session on July 13, 2021.
The election commitee has five members and five deputies. The following members belong to it:
from the group professors:
from the group of scientific staff:
from the group of administrative and technical staff:
from the group of students:
We would like to thank all candidates for their willingness to serve on the election committee for the HGU Senate elections.
The election committee remains in office until the new election committee is constituted. The election manager is Chancellor Mrs. Marion Waldeck. The meetings of the election committee are open to the public. The dates and locations of the meetings as well as the resolutions of the election committee are announced on the website of the University of Geisenheim and on a notice board.
If you are unable to vote during the online election period, you also have the option to file a request for postal vote by January 11, 2022, 12.00 p.m. Please use the form "Request for postal vote" which is available in the attachment. The completed and signed form has to be send to the election office: wahlbuero(at)hs-gm.de. You will then receive your postal vote papers.
Postal votes must be received at the election office by January 24, 2022, 12:00 p.m. Details of the voting procedere can be found in the election regulations.