03 - 06 June 2019 | 10:30 - 14:30 | Mensa Stadtmitte und HMZ Lichtwiese
Where and when does voting take place?
The university elections this year are from Monday June 3rd until Thursday June 6th. Polling booths where you can cast your vote are located in the Mensa Satadtmitte (Student Cafeteria Otto-Berndt-Halle) and in the Hörsaal- und Medienzentrum in the Lichtwiese (L4|02). Additionally, postal election is possible by filling out this form. The polling booths are open from 10:30 to 14:30 on the day of elections (Exception:Wednesday in the Stadtmitte from 10:00 to 14:00). In order to cast your vote, you must bring a photo ID (e.g. State ID, Passport) as well as your student ID. The Athenekarte is usually accepted as photo ID as well.
Who can vote?
All registered students at the TU Darmstadt. The simple rule is: if you have a student ID, you can vote. This includes Erasmus students as well as other international students.
Who elects who?
Elections at the central level
15 student representatives are elected to the University General Assembly ( UV ). This council deals with the affairs, basically of interest to the university .The tasks, in particular are taking stances for the development at the university , teaching and research at the university
31 student representatives are elected to this council . Student parliament is the highest council of the student union and is elected every year. It is among other duties, responsible for the election of AStA - the executive committee of the students union and deciding the financial budget with the student contributions.
At the central level, the following list are running:
|Jusos und Unabhängige||Jusos und Unabhängige|
|Linke Liste - SDS||Linke Liste - SDS|
|DU - Die Unabhängigen||Die Unabhängigen|
Wahlen auf Dezentraler Ebene
Fachbereichsräte /Faculty councils
The student representatives in the faculty council comprising the professors and students , are also elected during the elections.This council deals with the basic issues which concern the faculty department and do not come under the purview and responsibility of the Dean. This council is the highest deciding authority for the faculty. Among other tasks , it decides the examination rules , study curriculum rules, appointment of the appointment committee and employment of new lecturers, utilisation of funds from the department including that for the personnel costs and appointment of the exams committee. 5 students are respectively elected in each faculties 1,2, 4, 7, 13 und 16 and in the faculties 3, 5, 10, 11, 15, 18 and 20 respectively 3 students each .
Joint commission of some faculties
Student representatives to the common council of the following faculties are also elected . For Computational Engineering ( CE ) and Mechanical Engineering respectively 3 students are elected and for Information Systems and Mechatronics respectively 2 students are elected
Fachschaftsräte /Student council in every faculty
Nine student representatives in every department are elected in the faculties 1, 2, 3, 16, 18 and 20. Seven student representatives are elected respectively in faculties 4, 13 and 15 . In the faculties of 5, 7, 10 and 11, respectively 5 student representatives and in the faculty departments CE, Mechanical engineering and Mechatronics , respectively 3 students.
Auf dezentraler Ebene wählt ihr eure Fachschaft:
|Fachbereich 2||Fachschaft 02||Fachschaft 02|
|Fachbereich 3||FBR-03||(LaG + Pädagogik) Bildung|
|(Psychologie) FSR – psychol|
|Fachbereich 4||Aktive Fachschaft||Aktive Fachschaft|
|Fachbereich 7||Imperiale Sturmtruppen||Imperiale Sturmtruppen|
|Fachbereich 15||>>> Arch||>>> ARCH|
|Fachbereich 18||Fachschaftsgruppe ET||Fachschaftsgruppe ET|
|Fachbereich 20||Aktive Fachschaft – D120||Aktive Fachschaft – D120|
Official information about the elections
More information about the elections , complete list of the currently elected people and the election results of last year , you find it here in the website of the election office
The voter turnout numbers can be found on the Website of the election office