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The Senate is one of the leadingbodies of the University, with 27 members. Its President is the Rector.

The ex officio members of theSenate are: the Rector, the Chancellor, the Vice-Rectors, the Deans, and the Headof the Corvinus Doctoral Council. It also has elected and delegated members.

Area of responsibility:

  • Determines the educational andresearch tasks of the University, by hearing and discussing the Vice-Rectors’annual report supervises their implementation.
  • Reviews the Rules of Organizationand Operation, the Institutional Development plan and all institutionalstrategies.
  • Consolidates the educationalprogrammes.
  • In agreement with thePresidential Committee decides upon commencing, terminating educationalprogrammes, or initiating such action toward those concerned according to thefollowing:
  • In agreement with thePresidential Committee, decides upon opening and closing a doctoral school.
  • Proposes content for the callfor applications for Rector’s scholarships, assesses such applications.
  • Reviews the Rector’s executiveactivities, including hearing the Rector’s annual report.
  • Decides upon initiating thedischarge of the Rector.
  • Reviews applications foruniversity dean, professor, senior research fellow, scientific advisor,research professor positions as proposed by the Rector.
  • Reviews, and when necessary, shortlistsapplications for academic leadership positions as proposed by the Rector.
  • Elects members of the UniversityDoctoral Council.
  • Decides upon initiating courtprocedures against any action of the University’s controlling body, requestingjudgement that the it violates the university’s independence secured by theNational Higher Education Act.
  • Determines the system ofstudent consultancy.
  • Determines the system of studentevaluation of the teaching staff’s work.
  • Decides upon founding andgranting titles and awards.
  • Decides upon setting up a Senatecommittee.
  • Determines its own rules ofpractice.

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