The Rector, the official representative of Unime, calls and chairs meetings of the Academic Senate and the Board of Governors. The Rector supervises the university’s teaching, scientific and service structures, giving appropriate guidance.
The Rector also acts as ombudsperson for the teaching and research autonomy of the academic body.
The Deputy Rector provides support to the Rector in leading the University and replaces him/her in case of his/her absence.
The Academic Senate is responsible for programming and coordinating teaching and research at the University. The Senate consists of: the University Rector, the Head of each Academic Department, nine representative of the academic body, one representative of the temporary researchers, three representatives of the technical-administrative staff, five student representatives, one Ph.D. student representative, one representative of post-graduate MDs enrolled in Unime Medical Specialty schools. In addition, the Deputy Rector (consultative vote), the Coordinator of the Board of Vice-Rectors (consultative vote) and the General Director (without voting rights), participate to the Senate.
The Board of Governors exercises comprehensive authority over the University’s financial management and use of assets. The Board consists of the Rector, three representatives of the academic body, one representative of the technical-administrative staff, two student representatives, two external representatives appointed by the Academic Senate. In addition, the Deputy Rector (consultative vote), the Coordinator of the Board of Vice-Rectors (consultative vote) and the General Director (without voting rights), participate to the Board.
Board members are elected in conformity with rules and procedures laid down under the University Statute. The Board achieves the objectives established by the Academic Senate and controls how administrative funds are distributed, approves the annual budget, authorizes public contracts and international agreements.