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University Elections

General Information

The below-mentioned information concerning this year's university elections is not binding and for convenience only. The German Official Bulletins are authoritative.


News – 2019 University Elections


This year’s university elections will be held on 25 June 2019 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Polling Stations (Only available in German)

Election of the Members of the Senate, the Faculty Councils and the Great Faculty Councils.

Representatives for the following governing bodies are up for election in 2019

Who is up for election

The election is organized on basis of nominations. As a rule, candidates are elected according to the priciples of proportional representation.

The cutoff date for determining eligibility to vote and being nominated as a candidate (electoral deadline) is the date on which the electoral register will be provisionally closed on 07 May 2019.


Changings to  the Electoral Register

Requests to change the Electoral Register must be made by 07 May 2019

Form for changings  (Only available in German)


Nominating Candidates

The deadline for nominating candidates was Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 3 p.m


Requests for absentee ballots

If you cannot make it to the polling station on election day, you may cast your vote by absentee ballot. Absentee ballots may be requested and issued up to the third workday before election day, i.e. 19 June 2019.

(on 19 June only personally at the election office)

Form for Absentee ballot

Absentee ballots will only be considered valid if they are received by the election supervisor at the Election Office by the time the polling station closes, i.e. 6 p.m. on Tuesday 25 June 2019


For further information please also see:



Official Bulletins

The Official Bulletins are only available in German.

Election Anouncement

Inspection of the Electoral Register

Permitted Nominations

Click here for the Electoral Rules.


Election Office

Zentrale Universitätsverwaltung (Rektorat), Fahnenbergplatz, 79085 Freiburg,

5. Floor, Raum 05 024

Tel.: +49 761 / 203-4850

E-mail: wahlamt@zv.uni-freiburg.de

last modified Sep 22, 2020

Election Office
Tel:  +49 761 203-4850
Fax: +49 761 203-8866

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