Mälardalen University is a government authority, directly subordinate to the government. The University Board is the University's supreme governing body and the Vice-Chancellor reports directly to the Board.
The University Management
The Vice-Chancellor, Paul Pettersson, is elected by the government and leads the University's activities. The Vice-Chancellor is also a member of the University Board.
The Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Peter Gustafsson, is the Vice-Chancellor´s deputy.
The Faculty Board has overall responsibility for quality assurance in education and research at Mälardalen University.
Education and research take place at one of MDH's four Schools;
- School of Business, Society and Engineering (EST)
- School of Health, Care and Social Welfare (HVV)
- School of Innovation, Design and Engineering (IDT)
- School of Education, Culture and Communication (UKK)
The administration is a central organization that provides service functions to the university´s management and schools.