Department of Political Science

Term of mandate: 1 July 2022 – 30 June 2023
Positions in the following groups:

*No Swedish required.

Department Board

  • 2 Ordinary
  • 2 Alternates

The Department Board is the highest decision-making organ of the department, and makes important strategic decisions about the department’s education. The Department Board convenes about once a month.

As a student representative, your role is to speak on behalf of all students at the department, promote their interests and make sure that students’ rights are being followed with each decision.

Course Syllabus Committee

  • 1 Ordinary
  • 1 Alternate

The Course Syllabus Committee reviews and comments on all syllabi before they are sent to the Department Board for decision.

As a student representative, your role is to scrutinize the syllabi from a quality standpoint, and to ensure that students’ rights and interests are being taken into account.

Equality and Diversity Group

  • 1 Ordinary
  • 1 Alternate

The working group for gender equality, equal treatment and diversity prepares, inventories and monitors gender equality, equal treatment and diversity issues at the department.

As a student representative, your role is to speak on behalf of the students at your department, contribute with a student perspective in the discussions that take place and ensure that all students have access to equitable conditions in their education.

Steering group for the Bachelor programme
in Politics and Economics

  • 2 Ordinary
  • 2 Alternates

The Steering group for the Bachelor programme in Politics and economics deals with strategic issues related to the programme.

As a student representative, your role is to speak on behalf of all students of your programme, promote their interests and make sure that students’ rights are being followed with each decision.

Steering group for the Bachelor programme in Peace and Conflict Studies

  • 2 Ordinary
  • 2 Alternates

The Steering group for the Bachelor programme in Peace and Conflict Studies deals with strategic issues related to the programme.

As a student representative, your role is to speak on behalf of all students of your programme, promote their interests and make sure that students’ rights are being followed with each decision.

Steering group for the Master of Science programme in Welfare Policies and Management*

  • 2 Ordinary
  • 2 Alternates

The Steering group for the Master programme in Welfare Policies and Management deals with strategic issues related to the programme.

As a student representative, your role is to speak on behalf of all students of your programme, promote their interests and make sure that students’ rights are being followed with each decision.

You can read more about what the role as a student representative entails in the by-laws, chapter 17 and in the Student Representative Handbook. Any questions on the work of student representatives can be sent to pres.fak@samvetet.lu.se!


Want to lead the cooperation between the student representatives at your department, and represent your department in the Education Committee of the student union? Apply to be a Study Council Chairperson!