Board of Education and Research

The Board of Education and Research prepares cases to the University Board and the Vice-Chancellor in comprehensive matters that concern education, research and research education.


From the left: Johanna Garpe, Wilhelm Carlsson, Andreas Berchtold, Ulrika Tenstam, John-Paul Zaccarini, Maria Johansson, Ylva Gustavsson, Anders Aare, Olav Westphalen


Since 1 July 2016 there is a joint board for education and research at Uniarts.

The Board has the overall responsibility for the coordination of the University´s education, research and research education, quality review, engagement with society and monitoring.


The Board of Education and Research has established three local committees and a committee for research education.

Ordinary members

For the period of 1 July 2016 to 31 December 2019.

  • Johanna Garpe, professor, chairperson
  • Wilhelm Carlsson, professor
  • Klas Dykhoff, professor
  • Erik Gandini, professor
  • Ylva Gustavsson, assistant professor
  • Lena Hammergren, professor
  • Maria Johansson, professor 
  • Marta Edling, external member
  • Sophie Tottie, external member
  • Aleksandra Cigarcic, student representative
  • Siriol Joyner, student representative
  • Alexander Svensson, student representative

Substitutes for the Faculty Representatives

  • Ulrika Tenstam, assistant professor
  • Anders Aare, assistant professor
  • Alejandro Bonnet, assistent lecturer
  • Josefine Wikström, assistant lecturer (on parental leave)
  • Andreas Berchtold, assistant professor
  • Tuija Liikkanen, assistant professor (replacing Josefine Wikström during her parental leave)