On May 24, 2019, 13:00, the UL Constitutional Assembly will elect UL rector and Senate.

Candidates for the post of rector must be nominated and documents with the candidate's consent registered no later than April 18, 2019, 12:00. UL Senate Secretary Ilze Upacere (Raiņa bulvāris 19, room 138). The candidates to the post of rector must submit a written UL management programme and CV to the Senate secretary by April 24, 12:00

Agenda of Constitutional Assembly:

  • Report of the Chair of the Constitutional Assembly Organization Commission;
  • Election of rector;
  • Election of Senate;
  • Election of Academic Court of Arbitration;
  • Report of Rector Indriķis Muižnieks;
  • Report of the Chair of the Senate Māris Kļaviņš.

UL Constitutional Assembly Organization and Rector’s Election Commission composition: Ansis Grantiņš (Head of Commission, Head of UL Administration) Edvīns Danovskis (Deputy Chair of Commission, lecturer at the Faculty of Law), Uldis Kondratovičs (Director of UL Botanical Garden), Ilze Rūmniece (Dean of the UL Faculty of Humanities), Egils Plūme (Director of UL Institute for Mechanics of Materials), Rasma Mozere (Head of UL Trade Union), Baiba Broka (Deputy Rector in Legal Affairs), Jānis Uiska (Director of UL Legal Department), Jana Grīniņa (Director of UL Department of Human Resources), Kārlis Dārznieks (Acting Director of UL Department of Communication and Innovation), Renards Ozoliņš (UL student), Anda Ozola (UL leading expert).

Candidates for the port of rector can be nominated by:

  • UL faculties, UL institutes, UL agencies in their general academic staff meetings, sessions of Faculty Councils or Scientific Councils;
  • UL elected bodies – Senate or Student Council;
  • No less than 100 representatives of UL academic staff, whose primary election institution is UL, confirming the nomination with their signatures;
  • Candidate himself/herself, if supported in writing by no less than 100 representatives of UL academic staff, whose primary election institution is UL.

According to University of Latvia Constitution, the rector is elected for the term of four years by the UL Constitutional Assembly. The rector can be elected for two consecutive terms. Elections of rector are organised by Senate, setting up the Rector’s Election Commission.