Picture of the election day during the XXV General Assembly of the network at the University of Guadalajara. The president of the CGU Marek Kręglewski addresses the voting audience from the lectern. At the table at the other end of the dais in the hall are former CGU vice-president Inmaculada Fortanet, CGU executive secretary María Teresa Carballeira Rivera, and University of Guadalajara’s Cinthya Alejandra Navarro Pantoja.

Nominations for the presidency of the Compostela Group of Universities for the next four years can be submitted until 21 April 2023. 

The electoral roll of the Compostela Group of Universities (CGU) will elect on 21 September 2023 the Executive Committee that will hold the presidency of the network for the period 2024-2027. This event will take place within the framework of the XXIX General Assembly of the CGU, organised by the University of Seville in the Andalusian capital.

To facilitate the monitoring of the election process and to make the documentation available to those interested in participating in it, the network has created a specific section on its website.

The heads of each university that is a full member of the network have one vote in the process. If they do not attend the session, they can submit their delegation to another person attending before 31 July using the form provided for this purpose.

As for the deadline for the submission of candidatures, the rectors’ and presidents’ teams of the full member institutions can submit them until 21 April. Among other documentation, they must include the application form, a curriculum vitae of the aspirant, letters of support and a memorandum with his proposed programme of activities. These should be sent by e-mail with acknowledgement of receipt to the CGU Executive Secretariat.

In the second half of May, the Compostela Group of Universities will announce in this section of its website the candidacies received and the agenda of the General Council meeting. Moreover, the network will publish the electoral roll.