The board of studies is responsible for organising your degree programme in cooperation with the director of studies and the studies administration.
As a student, you are the one who experiences the teaching, the coherency of the programme, the exam methods etc. That is why it is important that you have a seat at the table where your degree programme is planned, developed and evaluated.
As a member of the board of studies, you have the opportunity to influence the overall framework of the teaching activities, types of examinations, content of academic regulations, course evaluation procedures and much more.
The board of studies has an equal representation of students and academic staff. The representatives are elected for the board of studies at the university elections.
Maybe it is you that we need on the board of studies?
As a member of the board of studies, you will get:
It might sound difficult to stand for election as a member of the board of studies. Fortunately, it is not that difficult. And we need you.
How to stand for election:
At the election site, you will find guidances on how to stand for election, and you are always welcome to contact the election secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please feel free to get in touch with us. We are ready to answer your questions, and you are always welcome for an informal chat about what it means to be a member of the board of studies.
Please remember that students are always welcome to contact the board of studies with specific suggestions or ideas for your degree programme that the board of studies should consider.
It is possible to apply for an exemption to the usual rules and regulations applying to your degree programme. The board of studies will assess applications.