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Mette Sandoff


School of Public
Visiting address
Sprängkullsgatan 19
41123 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 712
40530 Göteborg


The Vice Chancellors
Visiting address
Universitetsplatsen 1, Vasaparken
41124 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 100
40530 Göteborg

About Mette Sandoff

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 Parc.

The spring 2017 she attended an Administrative Fellowship at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania; shadowing the President’s and the Provost’s managerial work and shared experiences. During March 2018 to March 2019 Sandoff was, on behalf of The Higher Education Authority, the Head of the Quality Assurance Committee evaluating Malmö University. During 2021 she was re-assigned to conduct the follow-up of Malmö University’s quality assurance system. During 2021-22 Sandoff is, on behalf of The Danish Accreditation Institution, the Head of the Quality Assurance Committee evaluating VIA. Since 2019 she is assigned by The Association of Swedish Higher Education Institutions as a Committee Member for Pedagogical Development in Higher Education.

Sandoff has extensive and varied teaching and research experience and is conducting research within the fields of leadership and human resource management, especially in the service and public sectors. She is now conducting research on leadership for pedagogical development and learning among higher education teaching staff.