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Association of Academic Mid-Level Faculty Staff of the University of Zurich

Election of Delegates

Term of office August 1, 2022 to July 31, 2024

Next by-election: 19.09. -14.11.2023

Next ordinary election: spring 2024
Term of office August 1, 2024 to July 31, 2026
According to the election regulation, all seats will be newly filled!

Candidacy for an Office till 17.10.2023

Candidacy for ad interim Delegates till 17.10.2023

Election in Institute / Departement / Clinic till 14.11.2023

The Regulation for the Election of Delegates of the Representative Bodies to the Governing Bodies and Other Bodies of the University of Zurich

According to the Regulation for the Election of Delegates of the Representative Bodies to the Governing Bodies and Other Bodies of the University of Zurich (Elegtion Regulation, in German), effective as of 01.04.2020, the ordinary election of the delegates of the representative bodies in university and faculty committees as well as in committees of seminars, institutes and clinics takes place every two years. Each semester, vacant seats can be filled in a by-election.

Schedule By-Election of Delegates September, 19 till November 11, 2023

Announcement of elections / nomination phase  Tuesday, 19. September 2023
Deadline for nominations 

Tuesday, 17. October 2023

Publication of candidatures on website  Tuesday, 24. October 2023
Delivery of election documents, e-voting online  Tuesday, 31. October 2023
End of election  Tuesday, 14. November 2023
Deadline for institute elections  Tuesday,  14. November 2023
Communication of election results  Tuesday, 21. November 2023
Confirmations of election  UZH Executive Board  / Extended Executive Board  Tuesday, 12. December 2023

To elect the delegates, an e-voting tool has been developed:

UZH - Association of Junior Researchers of the University of Zurich - E-Voting-Tool der Stände
The election in  institutes, seminars or clinics are carried out independently in election assemblies in the respective units. For an electronic election, it is possible to use the E-Voting-Tool.

Info Election in Institutes / Departements / Clinics

All information about the election in your institute, clinic, seminar:

UZH - Association of Junior Researchers of the University of Zurich - Elections at Institutes/Departments/Clinics

From 19.09.2023 to 14.11.2023 you have time for the election.
You can vote on any chosen date within this period.
14.11.2023 is the last possible election day!
Please mind the deadlines for announcing the election, submit candidatures, announcing candidiatures, see procedure below, according to the UZH election regulation.
If the date of the election is postponed, the below mentioned dates will be postponed accordingly. 

Please get in touch in case you have difficulties understanding the only German election regulation, we are happy to help

Election in an election meeting
The election regulation (German) specifies all dates for the election in the institute, clinic, seminar exactly, from p. 5.

  1. Announcement of the election 4 weeks before the election date > if you chose to vote on 14.11. then announce the seats at the latest on 17.10.
  2. Submit candidatures until 31.10. (2 weeks before election date on 14.11.)
  3. Have candidacies checked for eligibility by
  4. Announcement of candidatures until 07.11. (1 week before election date on 14.11.)
  5. The election will be open, unless a quarter of the participants request a secret ballot.
  6. Send in election protocol to

Institutes, clinics and seminars can also vote in writing / electronically
In this case, the election should be announced 8 weeks before the election date: 19.09.2023.
The exact procedure for the written election is defined in the election regulation (German).
VAUZ can provide an eVoting tool for written elections. Please contact us early if you would like to use this tool.

Election Protocol Fall 2023 (Template)

Please fill in this Protocol and send to latest 21.11.2023

Fall 2023 Election Protocol Institutes Seminars Clinics.pdf

How many seats do we have in our Institute, Clinic or Seminar Assembly?

This question is answered by the institute regulation of your institute. The number of seats is specified there. Currently, not all UZH institutes have a published institute regulation. If this is the case, please ask your institute's management. Please note that the legal documents are in German. If you have any questions, please contact

UZH - Recht und Datenschutz - Rechtssammlung UZH 
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