The University Board

The University Board 2017-2020
The Umeå University Board from 2017-05-01 - 2020-04-30.
Photo: Mattias Pettersson

Mission and Objective

The University Board is the University’s highest body. The decisions they make include the allocation of resources within the University, sets important matters concerning the University’s organisation and lodges annual report and budget documents to the Government. The Board also sets admission regulations for undergradate and graduate education, and appointments procedure.

Term of Office

2017-05-01 – 2020-04-30
(Public representatives)

2013-01-01 – 2015-12-31
(Teacher representatives)


The Board includes eight members who are appointed by the government and who represent the society and economy, including the Board Chairman. Members are also Vice-Chancellor, three representatives for the teachers and three for the students.

Members of the Board

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Contact Information

Daniel Andersson
Academic Secretary, Planning Office
SE-901 87 Umeå 

Visiting Address
University Liaison Building, Universitetstorget 4, level 6

Tel:  +46 90-786 99 11

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