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Join the University Council!

Are you interested in joining the University Council in the next academic year? The student parties of the University Council are now looking for their successors. Below you can find more information about the parties and how you can apply.

Why join the University Council?

The University Council is by law the highest elected representative body within the university. As a member of the Council, you can make your impact on the universities' policies. Student members of the Council represent the whole student body's voice in the university's decision-making process. In this way, students have the right to be informed, give solicited and unsolicited advice and consent to policy.

As a member of the University council, you will learn more about the processes of education and research, how the university is governed and its financial management.

Through your work in the Council, you will gain valuable experience with:

  • turning your own ideas into policy;
  • negotiating at the highest level;
  • cooperating with students, staff and the Board of the University;
  • developing a critical attitude;
  • building a network within the university.

Apply now

If you want to apply for one of the parties, send your CV and motivation letter to the party you wish to apply for (see below). It is also possible to start your own party for the University Council elections, to find out more about the elections and this process reach out to the Central Electoral Committee (csb 

The deadline for applying is the 16th of February.

Lijst Calimero

Lijst Calimero focuses on the important things in your study. We are committed to the quality of education and the value for your future diploma. We advocate for small-scale education, student-wellbeing and better employability. 

Want to apply or find out more information? Send an email to contact


SOG represents a community in which active students - whether on a committee, a board or at a sports association - can feel supported. By advocating for development inside and outside the classroom, we stress the importance of your education as well as a platform for your future career, in an inclusive, sustainable and future-proof university.

Want to apply or find out more information? Send an email to sollicitatie

De Vrije Student

De Vrije Student wants a university where students get the freedom and chance to develop as a person besides their studies. We stress the importance of freedom in the curriculum for a student to participate in extracurricular activities and social networking. In short, we wish to provide students with a professional and personal university experience.

Want to apply or find out more information? Send an email to soco

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