The council is a university-wide advisory and preparatory body in support of the rector and other university management as well as for the exchange of experience between faculties and teacher training colleges in the field of artificial intelligence and autonomous systems.
The Council is specifically responsible for:
produce proposals for the rector on the strategic direction for the university board's investment
preparation of proposals for the rector of a university-wide strategy for AI at Umeå University
to make proposals to the Rector in priority areas that are to be covered by the initiative decided by the University Board or for other funds and appropriations added to the area
to make proposals to the Vice-Chancellor on follow-up of the initiative from the University Board and criteria for these
to be coordinating for activities in the area at the university and advising how these are communicated within and outside Umeå University