The University Management consists of the Vice-Chancellor, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Deputy Vice-Chancellors, University Director and Deputy University Director.
The Vice-Chancellor is appointed by the government for a tenure of up to six years, on a recommendation from the University Board. The Vice-Chancellor is the head of the university and its chief representative. The Vice-Chancellor is responsible for the achievement of the goals set by the University Board. Hans Adolfsson is the Vice-Chancellor of Umeå University.
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The Pro-Vice-Chancellor is appointed by the University Board for a tenure of up to six years. Katrine Riklund is Pro-Vice-Chancellor and functions as surrogate for the Vice-Chancellor. Katrine Riklund is responsible for research in medicine, sciences and technology.
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The Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research in social sciences and the arts is Dieter Müller.
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The Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Internationalisation and Equal Opportunities is Heidi Hansson.
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The Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Education is Anders Fällström.
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The University Director is Caroline Sjöberg.
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The Deputy University Director is Per Ragnarsson.
On the side of the University Management are two additional offices available for support but not included in the Managment.
Extended term of office in collaboration
Agneta Marell, professor in Business Administration and Deputy Vice-Chancellor with responsibility for collaboration and innovation has been extended until end of October 2016 in order to further strengthen this field through the transitional period. Her role is not included in the University Management.
Senior Adviser for research
Marianne Sommarin, professor in Plant Biochemistry and previous Deputy Vice-Chancellor with responsibility for research, is Vice-Chancellor councellor with responsibility for research. Her role is not included in the University Management.