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University Management

The University Management 

The management of Lund University is composed of:

  • Vice-Chancellor
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor
  • Three Pro Vice-Chancellors
  • University Director
  • Senior Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor

The Vice-Chancellor

The vice-chancellor is appointed by the Government for a maximum of six years after a proposal from the University Board and is the University’s highest executive and principal representative. The vice-chancellor’s responsibilities include ensuring the achievement of the goals set by the University Board. Lund University’s vice-chancellor for the term of office from 1 January 2015 to 28 February 2019 is Torbjörn von Schantz.

Read more about Vice-Chancellor Torbjörn von Schantz

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor

The deputy vice-chancellor is appointed by the University Board for a maximum of six years. Lund University is currently in the process of appointing a new deputy vice-chancellor. Stacey Ristinmaa Sörensen is acting vice-chancellor from 1 July 2017 until the end of 2017, or until a new deputy vice-chancellor is in place. 

Read more about acting vice-chancellor Stacy Ristinmaa Sörensen

The Pro Vice-Chancellors

Three pro vice-chancellors are appointed by the vice-chancellor:

The University Director

The university director is Susanne Kristensson. The university director is responsible for university administration and finances on behalf of the vice-chancellor, and for the duties of the University’s central administration.

Read more about University Director Susanne Kristensson

The Senior Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor

Torun Forslid is senior advisor to the vice-chancellor. She mainly prepares and pursues issues pertaining to the vice-chancellor and is responsible for coordination within the university management.

Read more about Senior Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor Torun Forslid

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Contact information

Lund University
+46 (0)46 222 0000 (tel)
+46 (0)46 222 4720 (fax)

Postal address:
Box 117, SE-221 00
Lund, Sweden 

Visiting address:
Paradisgatan 2
Lund, Sweden