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Organisation and Governance

Here you can find information about the members of the departmental board, research council and body for gender equality, equal opportunities and diversity, as well as out health and safety representative. You can also find information about the rules that apply to all of Lund University.

On this page you find more information about:

Departmental board

The departmental board is the department’s highest decision-making body. The budget, activities plan, appointment of examiners, course syllabi and required reading lists are some of the matters decided upon by the board. In addition, the board takes decisions on guidelines, action plans and policies.

Members for the period from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2022:


  • Björn Badersten
    Head of Department

Teaching staffs

Full members:

  • Annika Bergman Rosamond
  • Ted Svensson
  • Mikael Sundström
  • Jan Teorell

Substitute members:

  • Jakob Skovgaard
  • Åsa Knaggård
  • Dalia Mukhtar-Landgren
  • Catarina Kinnvall

Other staff

Full members:

  • Kristina Gröndahl Nilsson

Substitute members:

  • Mats Janér

Research students

Full members:

  • Jana Wrange 

Substitute members:

  • Barbara Teixeira 

Students’ unions

Full members:

  • Karin Andersson 
  • Karl Gustavsson 

Health and safety representative

Our health and safety representative for 2018-2020 is Magdalena Bexell. She represents the employees.

Working group for gender equality, equal opportunities and diversity

This is an advisory and preparatory body. It consists of representatives of teaching staff, technical/administrative staff, research students and other students. 

Our work on gender equality

Research committee

The research committee is an advisory and preparatory body, whose main duty is to support the department’s researchers in their work on applying for external research grants.


During 2018-2020

  • Anders Uhlin (chairman)
  • Karin Aggestam
  • Douglas Brommesson
  • Hanna Bäck
  • Augustin Goenaga
  • Catarina Kinnvall
  • Åsa Knaggård
  • Jana Wrange

Learn more on our research committee’s work

Operational plan

Our department's operational plan 2020 (pdf, 86 kB, new window)

General rules

At Lund University, there are general rules and decisions within several different areas. 

Read more about general rules on the Staff Pages