The Advisory Board at Aarhus University, Health, was established in 2012 and comprises external members with various areas of expertise and interests in the fields of health sciences research, teaching, talent development and knowledge transfer.
The Advisory Board counsels the Dean and the other members of the management team at Health on issues such as the strategy and development of the faculty. In this way, it contributes to ongoing quality assurance of the activities carried out at the faculty.
The Advisory Board meets once a year.
Members of the Advisory Board:
|Bjørn Stensaker||Faculty of Educational Research, Oslo University|
|Erik Fosse||The Intervention Centre, Oslo University Hospital|
|Jaap Verweij||Erasmus Medical Center, Holland|
|Janet Metcalfe||Vitae, UK|
|Jose M. Martin-Moreno||Faculty of Medicine and Odontology, University of Valencia|
|Katya Ravid||Boston University School of Medicine|
|Klara Bolander Laksov||Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Sweden|
|Michael A. Curtis||Blizard Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry|
|Paul Stewart||Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Leeds|
|Peter Kristensen||Chef for Global Development, Novo Nordisk|
|Seppo Meri||Haartman Institute, University of Helsinki|
The employer panels at Aarhus University, Health are made up of representatives from public and private sector companies, organisations and institutions. The members of the individual panels must have experience in and insight into the educational area and the areas of employment to which the respective study programmes provide access.
Appointments to the employer panels are made by the Rector on recommendation from the Dean. The individual members are appointed for two years at a time.
The employer panels meet with boards of studies and other representatives for the faculty 1-2 times a year. The role of the employer panels includes:
Degree programmes with employer panels at Health:
The employer panels at Health have been established in pursuance of Ministerial Order concerning Universities.
The Academic Council is to:
In addition, the Academic Council may make statements about all academic issues of significance to the activities of the university, and has a duty to discuss academic matters presented by the rector for their consideration.
The Academic Council comprises representatives of the academic staff, including employed PhD students and student representatives.
Members of the council are elected by and from the academic staff, the PhD students and the student body.
Order of business for the Academic Council (in Danish)
The Business Forum at Aarhus University, Health must ensure a broad range of tasks, the inclusion of committed enthusiasts and coherence with the existing corporate activities at the faculty.
Health Business Forum consists of:
The industrial cooperation committee at Aarhus University, Health will contribute to society’s value creation, innovation capacity and competitiveness by strengthening collaboration between the faculty, business and industry and the public sector.
Members of the industrial cooperation committee
Health’s industrial cooperation committee consists of the faculty management team:
The Research IT Security Committee (FISU) is an advisory forum that works with IT security across departments within the faculties. The primary focus of the committee is the registration and storage of research data.
The role of the committee is to identify problems with IT security at Health and to ensure that proposals for solutions are communicated to employees in the faculty.
The purpose of the committee is to ensure that:
FISU comprises representatives of the scientific and technical staff from the departments of the faculty, as well as representatives from AU Administration and from the Dean's Office at Health. The current members of the committee are:
The committee meets approximately four times a year.
Aarhus University has set up a central IT security committee as well as local committees at each of the four faculties. Find out more about AU's IT security.
Please find information about the PhD Committee's members and responsibilities at the Graduate School of Health.
The boards of studies are composed of equal numbers of representatives from the student body and the academic staff. The boards of studies prepare proposals for curricula, consider exemptions and are, generally speaking, fora for discussions of the content and form of the degree programmes.
The boards of studies are responsible for the following tasks:
Finally, it provides a forum for the directors of studies and the heads of department to remain mutually oriented and allows them to work together on development, including the physical surroundings, educational initiatives, etc.
Lists of members are presented under the separate boards of studies (in Danish)
The Forum for Education has the task of contributing to the continued safeguarding and development of quality assurance at Health with a view to identifying the need for joint discussions, initiatives and guidelines, including following the work of the boards of studies, among other things in consideration of the legal rights of the students.
The mandat of the Forum of Education (in Danish)