About the Faculty Board

The Faculty Board is the highest administrative body in the Faculty.

Task overview

  • establishing the course programmes, after approval by the Faculty Council,  and issuing more detailed regulations concerning the set-up and scale of examinations;
  • establishing the Faculty regulations, after approval by the Faculty Council;
  • approving research programmes;
  • drafting the annual Faculty budget
  • advising the University Board on the appointment of professors.

Membership

The Faculty Board consists of four members of the Faculty community, all appointed by the University Executive Board. The chairperson, with the title of ‘Dean’, is recruited from the professors. The Faculty Board includes at least one student member (called "assessor). 

Responsibilities

The Faculty Board is accountable to the University Executive Board, and is responsible for:  

  • the organization and coordination of education and research in the disciplines subsumed under the Faculty
  • monitoring the execution of course and research programmes  
  • preparing the consultative meetings with the Faculty Council, and
  • announcing and carrying out the decisions taken there.

Management

The Faculty is run according to the principles of Integral Management. The head of the Faculty is the Dean, who is ultimately responsible for policy and administration. The Dean is Chair of the Faculty Board.

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Last Modified: 01-12-2014