University of Gothenburg


BioEnv is one of seven departments at the Faculty of Science. Everyday work is lead by the the prefect, supported by the proprefect, vice prefects, head of administration and several permanent councils and working groups.


The head of department, deputy head of department, vice prefects, communication officer and head of administration constitute the management group of the department. The group meets every second week.

Åsa Arrhenius

Head of department
PhD in Environmental Sciences

Mats Andersson

Deputy head of department and responsible for undergraduate studies/education
Docent in plant cell- and molecular biology

Mats Olsson

Vice prefect of department with responsibility for research
 in animal ecology

Kristina "Snuttan" Sundell

Vice prefect of department with responsibility for cooperation
Professor in zoophysiology

Angela Wulff

Vice prefect with responsibility for postgraduate education
Professor in marine ecology, marine botany

Anna Berggren

Head of administration
The head of administration supports the head and board of department.

Erik Salmonson

Communications officer
Supports the department in questions related to communication. 

Departmental boards and councils

The board of department is advisory to the head, and a forum for dialogues and discussions about the actions of the department. In addition, there are several working/advisory groups e.g., Educational council (UR), Advisory board for research (BABoR), Cooperation and outreach group and Examiner group.

Here we present members of the boards and councils as well as people with other departmental responsibilities