University Management

The University Management 

The management of Lund University is composed of:

  • Vice-Chancellor
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor
  • Three Pro Vice-Chancellors
  • University Director
  • Senior Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor


The Vice-Chancellor

The vice-chancellor is appointed by the Government for a maximum of six years after a proposal from the University Board and is the University’s highest executive and principal representative. The vice-chancellor’s responsibilities include ensuring the achievement of the goals set by the University Board. Lund University’s vice-chancellor for the term of office from 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2020 is Torbjörn von Schantz.

Read more about Vice-Chancellor Torbjörn von Schantz

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor

The deputy vice-chancellor is appointed by the University Board for a maximum of six years. Sylvia Schwaag Serger is deputy vice-chancellor from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020.

Read more about Deputy Vice-Chancellor Sylvia Schwaag Serger

The Pro Vice-Chancellors

Three pro vice-chancellors are appointed by the vice-chancellor:


The University Director

The university director is Susanne Kristensson. The university director is responsible for university administration and finances on behalf of the vice-chancellor, and for the duties of the University’s central administration.

Read more about University Director Susanne Kristensson

The Senior Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor

Torun Forslid is senior advisor to the vice-chancellor. She mainly prepares and pursues issues pertaining to the vice-chancellor and is responsible for coordination within the university management.

Read more about Senior Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor Torun Forslid

Contact information

Lund University
+46 (0)46 222 0000

Postal address:
Box 117, SE-221 00
Lund, Sweden 

Visiting address:
Wrangel
Biskopsgatan 5
Lund, Sweden