The head of department leads the daily work at the Department of Swedish, and is assisted by the senior management committee and the department council, which act as advisory bodies. In addition, there are several drafting committees for (e.g.) research, education and research studies.
Senior management committee
- Head of department Karin Helgesson
- Deputy Head of Department and Associate Head of Department for Education Susanna Karlsson
- Associate Head of Department for Research Stina Ericsson
- Associate Head of Department for Doctoral Studies Stina Ericson
- Administrative Manager Helén Sandström
- Finance officer Johanna Nilsson
The department council is an advisory body that assists the department head in strategic issues concerning the work of the department. Minutes are taken at all meetings.
Head of Department, chair:
Members with presence and speech rights:
Drafting committee for educational issues
The group addresses various strategic issues concerning education, such as the range of courses offered, the continued training of personnel, quality assurance procedures, and the marketing of the educational provision.
The committee develops and discusses guidelines and principles for the financing of projects, prepares research applications for approval by the head of department, and prepares research-related cases for the department council. Minutes are taken at all meetings.
Research studies committee
The committee prepares and processes admissions to third-cycle programmes, and supervises other issues related to research studies, such as evaluations, referrals, etc.
The supervisor committee prepares admissions to the third-cycle programme, makes proposals for the distribution of funding within the department, proposes themes for the programme, and prepares study plans for the programme. Minutes are taken at all meetings.
Course planning group
The group prepares matters related to study plans and course plans. Minutes are taken at all meetings.