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Election to the Faculty Board at the Faculty of Humanities

Election to the Faculty Board for students and temporary and permanent academic staff will be held 30. November - 4. December 2020.

Candidate nomination

Drawing of hand, ballot and yellow ballot box

The nomination deadline for candidates is 9. November 2020.

Nominations must be sent to and be signed by at least the same number as the number of candidates nominated. A copy to the nominators of the nomination email is accepted as signature.

The nominated as well as the nominators must hold the right to vote in the faculty board election and in the relevant constituency.

This year's election

In the autumn of 2020 election is held in 3 of 4 constituencies: among students (3 representatives and 3 deputy representatives), among temporary academic staff (1 representative and 2 deputy representatives) and among the permanent academic staff (only 2 deputy representatives).

The election period for the faculty board is 4 years, for the students and temporary academic staff 1 year. There are 4 constituencies at the Faculty of Humanities:

  • permanent academic staff
  • temporary academic staff
  • technical and administrative staff
  • students

Due to vacancies at the faculty board, an by-election of two deputy representatives will be held this autumn. The elected deputy representatives will be elected for the remaining period, from 1. January 2021 to December 2022.

Right to vote

In order to be eligible for election, a nominee must hold the right to vote in the election.

The following staff and students hold the right to vote: 

  • Staff in at least 50 % position and Professor II at the faculty employed at the day of voting. The Election Board has decided that Associate Professors II and University Lecturer II hold the same right to vote as Professor II.
  • Students registered at HF for the autumn term 2020.

Announcement of candidates

The names of the candidates and nominators as well as election platforms will be published at the Norwegian web pages after the nomination deadline.

Election board

The faculty’s election board is responsible for implementation of the election.


The Faculty Board at the Faculty of Humanities (in Norwegian)