Gouvernance

Swiss UMEF University has a Board of Trustees overseeing the entire operation. It is composed by the President of UMEF, Vice-Presidents, representatives of the internal and external stakeholders.

Board of Trustees 

The Board of Trustees is the highest governing body for approval of all activities of UMEF. It is, in particular, responsible for the final approval of all strategic and financial policies. The Board is also responsible to determine UMEF infrastructure projects, fundraising and the approval of the agreements led by UMEF.

The Board is composed by the shareholders and external stakeholders from the academic and economic world. The Board usually meets on an annual basis unless there is an urgent need. At UMEF, all important decisions are made by the Board as requested by the President.

Djawed SANGDEL

The President

The President is a member of the board of trustees that meets annually to oversee the activity and results of all the campuses. Should it be necessary, the board may meet exceptionally at other moments. His/Her role encompasses all the campuses to ensure adequate governance.

The president oversees all academic and administrative affairs of UMEF. He/She is the main person responsible for realizing the strategic plan together with the Vice Presidents and the Quality Director to ensure a smooth operation.

The President ensures that UMEF evolves according to the needs of the market in a fast-changing environment so as to guarantee the perenity of UMEF.

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The Vice-President of Academic Affairs

 The Vice-President of Academic Affairs is responsible for the curricula of all the schools, regulations and procedures, the recruitment and training of faculty, the evaluation of faculty members by peers and students through statistical analysis, academic affairs such as scheduling, syllabi, student dissertations and theses, and the international exchange of students. The Accreditation issues are also part of his responsibilities. He/She works closely with the international affairs, administration and marketing vice-presidents as well as the Quality Assurance Director to ensure coherence in the various actions.

David HAILSTONES

The Vice-President of Marketing

The Vice-President of Marketing is responsible for the promotion activities, the recrutement of students, relationships with the public and private sectorentire administrative procedures, including finance and facilities management. He/She works closely with the international affairs, academic, research and marketing vice-presidents as well as the Quality Assurance Director to ensure coherence in their various actions.

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The Vice-President of Research

 The Vice-President of Research is responsible for determining a research strategy and the relevant budget, fund raising, organizing of colloquia and conferences, evaluating research papers for submission to publication in peer-reviewed journals, recruiting qualified research and ensure their participation as faculty members, supervising the research data base, manage an electronic journal and establish and manage relations with external research centers and institutions. He/She works closely with the international affairs, academic, administration and marketing vice-presidents as well as the Quality Assurance Director to ensure coherence in their various actions.

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The Vice-President of Administration

The Vice-President of Administration is responsible for the entire administrative procedures, including finance and facilities management. He/She works closely with the international affairs, academic, research and marketing vice-presidents as well as the Quality Assurance Director to ensure coherence in their various actions.

SWISS UMEF UNIVERSITY