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The faculty organisation

In this section you can find out more about the structure of the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Faculty Board

The Faculty Board has overall responsibility for the all the activities at the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Read more about the Faculty Board

Boards, councils and committees

The Faculty Board delegates some of the faculty's duties to various boards and councils:

The Nominating Committee

The task of the Nominating Committee is to prepare nominations and to establish suggestions of candidates for the positions of dean and deputy dean as well as for the Faculty Board and the University Electoral College.

The Nominating Committee

Faculty Management

Under the Faculty Board, everyday management is carried out by the faculty management - dean, deputy dean, vice deans and faculty administrative director.

See the external website for more information about the faculty management

Faculty Office

The faculty office provides support for faculty management and the faculty's departments in administrative matters concerning areas such as education, research, HR, finance and communication.

Information about the Faculty Office is available on the faculty’s external website

Department Services

Department Services is a faculty-wide function that handles finance and HR administration for most of the faculty’s departments.

Information about the Department Services is available on the external website

Graduate School

Graduate School administrates the faculty’s interdisciplinary programmes and courses at the Master’s level. 

Graduate School


KOM SAM is the faculty's joint communication function which includes six of the faculty's departments. The communication function includes three department communication officers and three communication officers from the faculty office. 

It is a pilot project that runs until autumn 2025. If you have questions about KOM SAM, please contact the team coordinator Helena Lind (helena [dot] lind [at] sam [dot] lu [dot] se).

Networks within the faculty

The faculty office operates the following networks in order to support and develop collaboration within the faculty.

More about the networks


The Social Sciences Faculty Library is your faculty library. It includes Sambib in Lund and the library at Campus Helsingborg.

Read more about the library at the external website

Departments and units

Read more about the faculty’s departments and units on the external website.