Universities in Sweden are governed by the state in accordance with the Higher Education Ordinance. This means that parliament and the government decide upon the allocation of resources, activities, as well as the laws and regulations that apply to Malmö University.
The University Board is the University's highest decision-making body. The Vice-Chancellor acts as the University's executive manager.
The University's management includes the Vice-Chancellor, the Pro-Vice Chancellors, a Deputy Vice-Chancellor, five Deans, the Head of Library Services, the Director of Joint University Administration and Services, and student representatives.
The University Board is comprised of the following members:
Metta Fjelkner, former Chairperson, The National Union of Teachers in Sweden
Kerstin Tham embraces the University's vision to foster a creative environment and a close regional, national and international relationships. She is keen to engage the University in working towards a world in which diversity, knowledge and creativity are transformed into action for sustainable community development. Tham believes that the University is primed to lead and create new paradigms within both education and research.