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Rector candidates VUB in debate

Election debates on 19 and 20 May

Rector candidates Jan Danckaert and Dirk Devroey will debate with each other on Thursday 19 May (in auditorium QA on the VUB Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering Campus in Etterbeek) and Friday 20 May (in auditorium Brouwer on the VUB Health Campus in Jette). They will try to convince the audience, consisting of academics and students of the VUB, of their future vision for the university.

Both debates will start at 12 pm and end at 1:45 pm. The two candidates will outline their plans, enter into a discussion with each other and answer questions from the audience.

From Monday, June 6, to Monday, June 20, voters can cast their votes electronically. As was the case in 2016 and 2020, all staff members of VUB and UZ Brussel as well as all VUB students may participate in the rector election. On Tuesday, 21 June 2022, the winner of the rector elections will be announced. He will lead the university for four years. More information can be found on www. https://www.vub.be/en/rectorial-election. There you will also find biographies of Jan Danckaert and Dirk Devroey, plus the plans they have for the VUB.