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The University Board

Photo of the university boardFirst row from left: Tomas Brunegård, Linn Persson, Peter Larsson och Staffan I Lindberg
Second row from left: Hanna Saldert, Rickard Bergkvist, Johanna Börjesson, Pam Fredman, Cecilia Schelin Seidegård, Agnes Wold, Ulf P Lundgren, Eva Halvarsson och Kerstin Brunnberg.
Missing: Lauritz B Holm- Nielsen, Lena Ek
Photo: Johan Wingborg, University of Gothenburg

The University Board is the University’s highest decision-making body. According to the Swedish Higher Education Act, "the board of governors of a higher education institution shall supervise all of its operations and assume responsibility for the fulfilment of its mandate".

The specific tasks of the Board include:

  • the drafting and wording of University goals, as well as cross-organisational decisions regarding University activities and finances,
  • long-term planning, representing the University’s standpoint on matters related to government policies on education and research,
  • contemporary social and environmental analysis,
  • evaluation and quality control,
  • result analysis,
  • the allocation of resources for the budget period
    (1–3 years), and continuous follow-up/monitoring. 

The Chair of the Board is Cecilia Schelin Seidegård.


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