University Board

The University Board acts as WU’s supervisory body. Its responsibilities are defined in § 21 of the Universities Act 2002, including the following (this is an exemplary list, and the various responsibilities are not ranked by importance):

  • Approving the Organizational Structure Plan and the Strategic Plan

  • Approving the budget proposed by the Rector’s Council and the draft Performance Agreement with the government.

  • Appointing the Rector and the Vice-Rectors

  • Concluding employment contracts and target agreements with the members of the Rector’s Council

  • Approving the establishment of new legal entities and foundations

  • Issuing comments on curricula and academic programs that are not covered by the Performance Agreement with the government

The members of the WU University Board for the term from 2023 to 2028: