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 every two years.
|Ajay Shah||King’s College London|
|Aleksa Markovic||University of Belgrade|
|Ariane Berdal||Université Paris Cité|
|Axel Radlach Pries||Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin|
|Dorte Arnbjerg||H. Lundbeck A/S|
|Francoise Smets||Université catholique de Louvain|
|Frédérique Houssiau||Université catholique de Louvain|
|Ian Everall||King’s College London|
|Ivar Prydz Gladhaug||University of Oslo|
|Julia Fox||Truvic, Inc.|
|Markus A. Rothschild||University of Cologne|
|Michael Escudier||King’s College London|
|Mike Curtis||King’s College London|
|Nebojsa M. Lazic||University of Belgrade|
|Paul Stewart||University of Leeds|
|Philippe Ruszniewski||Université Paris Cité|
|Sladjana Sobajic||University of Belgrade|
|Stefanie Ritz-Timme||Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf|
|Tiril Willumsen||University of Oslo|
|Vigdis Vindenes||University of Oslo|
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 (PDF) (in Danish)
|9 - 10 November: Seminar at Sandbjerg|
The Occupational Health and Safety Committe at Health (FAMU) plans and coordinates the faculty's endeavours regarding work environment. The Occupational Health and Safety Committee at Health refers to the faculty management and to the main Health and safety committee at AU (HAMU).
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.
The purpose of the Health Research Forum is to promote initiatives across Health and contribute to achieving the Faculty's visions in research, talent development and recruitment.
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 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 five 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.