Studentenoverleg tijdens de Universiteitsraad

Be a candidate for the elections of 2022

You could hand in your candidacy form via on March 14th, 15th and 16th, 2022. The application to stand as a candidate is now closed.

Who can run in the elections?

If your name appears on the electoral role, you can also register as a candidate for the representation of the board for which you are eligible to vote. You can access the electoral role by contacting the Electoral Office.

Register individually or as part of a party

You can be an individual candidate, or form a party (fractie) (of maximum 30 candidates per party). The disadvantage of forming a one-member party is that you have no spare candidates. This means you cannot appoint a successor, if you were to leave the Council before completing your term. The higher your position on the list, the more likely you are to be elected. Please ask the Electoral Office for more information.

How do you register as a candidate?

  • To register you have to fill in a  candidacy form. These forms will be available as of February 18th, 2021. You can obtain a form here or by e-mail at
  • No co-signatures are needed due to the coronavirus restrictions. 
  • Every candidate can only be on one list per election (that is per council). 
  • Completed forms have to be handed in on March 14th, 15th and 16th, 2022 before 16.30h via  (the Electoral office). 

Special procedure due to corona restrictions

You can register as a candidate on March 14th, 15th, and 16th 2022 (until 16.30h) via You will receive a receipt on the same day. If you don't receive a receipt within that time, please contact the Electoral Office (06-44298384). You are no longer requested to provide supporting signatures and candidates that have not signed their own candidacy, can be added in the cc with the request to confirm their candidacy by e-mail. 

Candidate presentation

Of course you want to get elected. This means you’ve got some campaigning to do. One contribution towards your campaign is presenting yourself on the elections website.

You can also make your own material, for which the university has a limited budget available.

Important dates

If you want to know more about important dates concerning the elections, please read the schedule on the elections.

Election regulations

The rules concerning the elections have been published in the Elections Regulations. Because of the corona crisis some supplementary electoral regulations have been established.