Participational bodies

At Radboud University, the participation of students and employees is regulated in participational bodies. Participation improves the quality of administrative decisions, increases the support for these decisions, and fosters the involvement of employees and students within the organisation.

University Joint Assembly

During the University Joint Assembly (UGV), students and employees discuss university-wide topics with the Executive Board. The UGV assembly’s agenda includes matters that relate to general and strategic policy. The UGV consists of:

  • Members of the Works Council (OR);
  • Members of the University Student Council (USC);
  • Four members from the Radboudumc board (Faculty of Medical Sciences Joint Assembly).

Access to meeting minutes

Agendas and meeting minutes of the UGV can be viewed in iBabs by students and staff. Log in to RadboudNet to view the login information.

Schedule for public meetings

During the public meeting of the UGV, the University Student Council, Works Council and delegates UMC Council are present. At the Consultation Meeting, the Executive Board is also present. 

Participational bodies

Works Council & Representative Councils

The Works Council (OR) advocates the interests of university employees. A significant portion of the OR’s preparatory work is carried out in different committees. Each of the university’s divisions (faculties, services and companies) also has its own Representative Council (OC).

Trade unions and Local Council

Trade unions represent the interests of employees during the Local Council. The Local Council discusses issues related to the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities. The representatives of the trade unions try to ensure that the terms of employment at Radboud University better reflect the wishes of the employee.

University and Faculty Student Councils

The University Student Council (USC) advocates the interests of the university students. A significant portion of the USR’s preparatory work is carried out in different committees of the joint assemblies, and is also carried out by specific task forces. The USC consists of elected and nominated members. In addition to the USC, there are also Faculty Student Councils (FSC).

Faculty Joint Assembly

Each faculty has a Faculty Joint Assembly (FGV), which is where the Faculty Student Council and the Representative Council confer with the Faculty Board. The FGV assembly’s agenda includes matters that relate to educational policy and the faculty’s facilities.

Programme Committees

Each study programme has its own Programme Committee (PC), which consists of students and lecturers. The PC monitors the educational quality of the study programme. The PC’s agenda includes matters that relate to course evaluations and the Education and Examination Regulations (EER).

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Employee participation

Student participation

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