The University

University management

  • The university management consists of the Vice-Chancellor, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and the University Director.
  • The Management Council is a supporting and advising body for the Vice-Chancellor. It consists of the Vice-Chancellor, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, vice-rectors, the University Director and three student representatives.
  • The Vice-Chancellor has appointed a number of advisers to oversee selected university-wide issues together with the university management.

How is a Vice-Chancellor appointed?

According to chapter 2 of the Swedish Higher Education Ordinance, a vice-chancellor is appointed by the government after suggestion from the University Board. Uppsala University’s current Vice-Chancellor’s term of office ends 31 December 2017. The University Board has decided to begin an open recruitment process to appoint a vice-chancellor and deputy vice-chancellor from 1 January 2018.

The recruitment process, step by step