Structure and Governance of Uppsala University
- 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.
Mission and core values
Uppsala University’s Mission and Core Values document outlines our basic values and the direction of our continuing development.
The University’s goals and regulations include university-wide goal statements, guidelines, prescriptions, etc., established by the University Board and Vice-Chancellor.
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. After an open recruitment process, Vice-Chancellor Eva Åkesson and Deputy Vice-Chancellor Anders Malmberg have been re-appointed for the three-year period 2018–2020.