The Senate of the American University of Europe FON is a managing and expert body consisting of representatives of the faculties, the founder of the University and the students. The students make 10% of the Senate’s members. The representatives of the faculties are chosen by the Teaching and Scientific Council. Each faculty has at least one representative in the Senate. The Rector is an ex officio member of the Senate.
The Vice-rector, the Director of the University and the General Secretary participate in the work of the Senate without the right to vote. The number of members and the procedure for electing and relieving of duty of the Senate’s members, as well as the calling and holding of a Senate’s session are determined by the University Statute and the Rules of Procedure of the Senate.
The mandate of the Senate’s members coming from the line of teachers and the founder’s representatives lasts for four years. The mandate of the Senate’s members coming from the line of the students lasts for two years.
President: Prof. Dr. Oliver Iliev
Members of the Senate
The senate can reach a decision if more than half of the total number of members is present at the session, and the decisions are reached by a majority vote of the present members. On issues related to statutory changes, election of university bodies and appointing of full time professors, the Senate can reach a decision if at least 2/3 of the total number of members is present at the session, and the decisions are reached by a majority vote.