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University management

The state is responsible for the activities at colleges and universities in Sweden. Parliament and the government decide which rules to apply and how resources should be distributed.

Higher educational institutions are public authorities under the Principle of Public Access. The Higher Education Ordinance regulates the rules of operations.


Malmö University's highest decision-making body is the Board of Governors. The University's executive manager is the Vice-Chancellor who is also the Director-General.

Malmö University top executive management includes the Vice-Chancellor, the Pro-Vice Chancellors, a Deputy Vice-Chancellor, five Deans, the Head of Library Services, the Director of Joint University Administration and Services and student representatives.

Vice Chancellor
Kerstin Tham

Deputy Vice Chancellor
Per Hillbur 

Pro Vice-Chancellor, field of responsibility Cooperation 
Charlotte Ahlgren Moritz

Pro Vice-Chancellor, field of responsibility Global Engagement and Challenge Based Learning 
Cecilia Christersson

Pro Vice-Chancellor, field of responsibility Societal Challenges

Tapio Salonen

Director of Administration of Joint University Administration and Services
Susanne Wallmark

Last updated by Johan Portland