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Governance and organisation

Halmstad University is lead by the University Governing Board and the Vice-Chancellor. The responsibility of the Governing Board is defined in the Higher Education Act and Higher Education Ordinance. The Vice-Chancellor is in charge of the operational management directly under the Board. The Pro Vice-Chancellor is the Vice-Chancellor’s deputy. The present Pro Vice-Chancellor has specific responsibility for education and quality. Furthermore, there is one Deputy Vice-Chancellor with specific responsibility for research and doctoral education. The University’s education, research and collaboration with society – the core activities – are carried out at four schools.