Election Commission - JKU Austrian Student Union.

The election commission is a student body association at the JKU and has been established on a permanent basis.

The current term of office is from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2021!

The Commission consists of four members:

  • 1 representative of three votes from the strongest factions of the previous election ("campaigning group")
  • 1 legally qualified Chairperson  (sworn in by the Rector)
    (1 Deputy Chairperson)

Duties and Responsibilities

The Election Commission is responsible for organizing the Austrian Student Union elections.

  • Organize polling stations and sub-commissions
  • Review election proposals and candidatures
  • Prepare ballots
  • Announce the election results
  • Allocate mandates
  • Constituting, etc.

Election Commission Members

  • Mag. Therese Wagenhofer, MBA (Chairperson)
  • Mag. Tanja Topf (Deputy Chairperson)
  • Christian Buhl
  • Martin Forstner
  • Michael Preisach, BSc.

Austrian Student Union
Election Commission

c/o Office of Legal Affairs


Johannes Kepler University Linz
Altenberger Straße 69
4040 Linz


Schloss Auhof, 1st Floor

Office Hours-Secretaries

Mon-Fri: 9.00 am - 12.00 pm
Mon-Thurs: 1.00 - 4.00 pm


+43 732 2468 3330 (Mag.a Therese Wagenhofer)
+43 732 2468 3336 (Mag.a Tanja Topf)