At the end of each academic year, a new three-member presiding board is elected for the next academic year, in order to improve the efficiency of the Assembly. The three members rotate presidency during their term.
Resolutions are adopted by the 4/5 majority of the attended Universities. However, all other opinions are recorded.
The Synod carries out three regular meetings, in September, February and June. These meetings take place each time in a different University to strengthen and promote the significant work of the regional Universities.
It also carries out as many extra meetings as it needs, which take place in Athens, on specific issues, which are decided by the presiding board or the 1/3 of the members. Until today, 58 regular meetings have been carried out.
Within the framework of the Summits, various Committees incorporate and function as: the Summit of Presidents and Secretaries Research Committee and the Summit of Secretaries Research Committee of the Hellenic Universities. These Summits take place just before the Rectors' Summit.
The Hellenic Universities Rectors' Summit is a member of the European University Association and participates in the E.U.A. Council. Within the framework of the international relations development of the Hellenic Universities, the Rectors' Summit has organized two international conventions and it has invited to its sessions delegates from European Rectors' Summits as from France and Germany.