The governmental representation represents the students interest at ministries, the academic conference, the principals conference of pedagogical academies, the austrian conference of private universities and the conference of universities. Their assignment is to aid in shaping politics for higher education.
You may vote for any of the participating lists via vote. These build the parliament of students, each sending in an amount of representatives according to their votes. In total there'll be 55 mandatees. The voting ballot is uniform across the entirety of austria and you can only vote once, regardless of whether you're doing multiple studies.