Boards and councils

Department Faculty Board

The Department Faculty Board consists of the Management Team and Researcher Group Coordinators. The Head of Department is Chair of the Department Faculty Board and Associate Professor Hanne Overgaard Mogensen is Vice-Chair.
The Department Faculty Board deals with the long term planning and prioritization of the Department's research. It processes applications for research affiliation from external researchers.

Contact: Ayo Wahlberg


Board of Studies

The Board of Studies is a democratically elected body that represents teachers and students. The Board of Studies has the overall responsibility for the organisation, implementation, and development of the degree programmes at the department, including:

  • Ensure and improve the quality of the degree programmes and teaching, and guarantee follow-up on programme and teaching evaluations
  • Prepare suggestions and changes to curriculum
  • Approve plans for the design of instruction and of tests and other assessments related to the awarding of degrees
  • Issue opinions within its area of responsibility regarding all cases relevant to degree programmes and teaching, and discuss the condition of degree programmes and teaching, at the request of the Rector or the Rector’s appointed representative
  • Handle requests for credit (including transfer credit) and exemptions.

The Board of Studies has a subcommittee, the Credit and Exemption Committee. In addition to this, temporary committees concerned with matters of pedagogy may be convened as needed.


VIP = research staff 

Secretary: Marie Andkjær Pedersen 

Credit and Exemption Committee

Employer Panel

The Employer Panel consists of employer representatives and act as a advisor for the Department on issues concerning studies and employement of students and graduates. 

  • Thomas Roland, Head of CSR, COOP (chairperson)
  • Kristine Poulsen-Hansen, Chief consultant, Arbejdstilsynet
  • Mikkel Brok-Kristensen, ReD Associates
  • Gertrud Ølgaard, Head of Expertise, NIRAS
  • Iben Fog Saxe, Holder, Gemeinschaft
  • Asger Fihl Simonsen, Partner, Actant
  • Jacob Wachmann, Strategy Director, The Lego Group
  • Laura Møllen Nielsen, Clerk, Energistyrelsen
  • Sine Primdahl, Consultant in By, Kultur og Miljø, Roskilde Kommune
  • Birgitte Feiring, Department Manager, Institut for Menneskerettigheder
  • Nynne Sahl Frederiksen, Senior Project Manager, Kræftens Bekæmpelse

Representatives from Department of Anthropology

The Employer Panel covers the following programmes: BSc and MSc in Anthropology and Professional Master in Health Anthropology

Secretary: Nikolaj Væver Bysted

PhD Committee

The PhD Committee plans the Department's PhD study programme. The committe has two meetings per semester. 


Alternate members

Collaboration Committee

The Collaboration Committee is a democratically elected body representing management and staff at the department. The Committee aims at securing staff involvement in the development of the workplace. 

The Committee has 2 meetings per semester.


Management representatives

Employee representatives