The purpose of the Departmental Forum is to involve staff and students in decisions about academic issues at the Department.
The Head of the Department determines the size, structure and term of office. The Department's size, composition and diversity are taken into account here. Appropriate representation is ensured for academic, technical and administrative staff and students.
At the Department of Biology, there are five representatives from the academic staff (VIP) 1 from each section, two representatives from the technical-administrative staff (TAP) and three student representatives (1 BA, 1 Master, 1 PhD).
The term of office for elected members is four years from 1 January 2020 (for student members, 1 year). The Head of Department is chair. A Vice Chair is chosen from among the academic staff.