Structure and Governance of Uppsala University
- The university management consists of the Vice-Chancellor, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and the University Director.
- The Management Council is a supporting and advising body for the Vice-Chancellor. It consists of the Vice-Chancellor, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, vice-rectors, the University Director and three student representatives.
- The Vice-Chancellor has appointed a number of advisers to oversee selected university-wide issues together with the university management.
How is a Vice-Chancellor appointed?
According to chapter 2 of the Swedish Higher Education Ordinance, a vice-chancellor is appointed by the government after suggestion from the University Board. Uppsala University’s current Vice-Chancellor’s term of office ends 31 December 2017. The University Board has decided to begin an open recruitment process to appoint a vice-chancellor and deputy vice-chancellor from 1 January 2018.
Mission and core values
Uppsala University’s Mission and Core Values document outlines our basic values and the direction of our continuing development. Some areas of development have been selected as strategic priorities in the coming years.
The University’s goals and regulations include university-wide goal statements, guidelines, prescriptions, etc., established by the University Board and Vice-Chancellor.