Vice-Chancellor – Malin Broberg
The Vice-Chancellor is line manager, head of the public authority and the university's main representative in external contexts. The Vice-Chancellor is Chair of the University Management Council, the University Health and Safety Committee and has the overall responsibility for the working environment.
Malin Broberg is Vice-Chancellor at the University of Gothenburg since 1 July 2023. She is a Professor of psychology and previously worked as Dean at the Faculty of Social Sciences.
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Pro-Vice-Chancellor – Carina Mallard
The Pro-Vice-Chancellor is the Vice-Chancellor’s deputy and has the overall responsibility for research issues including research infrastructure. The Pro-Vice-Chancellor is the Chair of the Research Board.
Carina Mallard is Professor of experimental perinatal brain injury research. She is researching the newborn baby's brain. She is working on issues regarding research infrastructure and has been Director for the university’s HoD Core Facilities.
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University Director – Johan Johansson
The University Director is head of the Central University Administration and part of the University Management and the University Management Council.
Johan Johansson has previously been deputy University Director and Head of Unit for the staff of the Vice-Chancellor's Office.
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Deputy Vice-Chancellor responsible for issues regarding education
- Pauli Kortteinen
Deputy Vice-Chancellor responsible for issues regarding education has the overall responsibility for educational issues including outreach and cooperation, internationalisation, digitalisation, accessibility and sustainability related to education. The Deputy Vice-Chancellor responsible for issues regarding education is the Chair of the University Board of Education. The assignment also includes overall responsibility for knowledge, lifelong learning, and cultural issues.
Pauli Kortteinen is senior lecturer in linguistics and was previously Head of the Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science. Pauli Kortteinen has also, among other things, been Vice Dean for education at undergraduate and advanced level at the Faculty of Humanities.
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Deputy Vice-Chancellor responsible for issues regarding campus development and internationalisation – Mette Sandoff
Deputy Vice-Chancellor responsible for issues regarding campus development and internationalisation has the overall responsibility for campus development and sustainability as well as university-wide internationalisation issues. The Deputy Vice-Chancellor responsible for issues regarding campus development and internationalisation is the Chair in the planned board for campus development and sustainable development.
Mette Sandoff is a Professor in Public Administration. Since August 2021 Sandoff is Acting Pro-Vice-Chancellor at the University of Gothenburg. Right before, 2012-2021, she had the position as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, strategically responsible for education and Head of the University's Board of Education. Former managerial positions are among others Vice-Dean at the School of Business, Economics and Law, Head of the Department of Business Administration and Board member of Universeum Science Park.
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Deputy Vice-Chancellor responsible for issues regarding digitalisation and knowledge transfer – Max Petzold
Deputy Vice-Chancellor responsible for issues regarding digitalisation and knowledge transfer has the overall responsibility for digitalisation, open science, ethics, information security, sustainability and internationalisation related to research. The assignment includes overall responsibility for development in relation to societal challenges locally, nationally and internationally, as well as chairmanship of the Library Board and the Committee for Ethics in Research, and vice chairmanship of the Research Board.
Max Petzold is Professor of biostatistics. He has previously been, among other things, Director of the Swedish National Data Service, SND and Head of the School of Public Health and Community Medicine within the Department of Medicine.
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