These boards are composed of two distinct bodies: the Board of Directors (CA) and the Academic Council (CAC).

The latter brings together two committees: the Research Commission and the Education and Student Life Commission.

The central councils are composed of elected representatives of teaching staff, administrative staff, students and external participants. These members are re-elected every two years for the students and every four years for the other representatives.

Board of Directors

The Board elects the president of the university for a term of four years. It also approves the University’s contract with the government, the annual report, the social audit report, as well as voting on the budget: the prerogatives of the Board are numerous and determining in regards to the management of the University. The Board of directors is convened at least four times a year.

The Academic Council

The Academic Council is an advisory body made up of two committees. Its field of expertise covers the orientation of research and education policies, the University funding contract with the government, the definition of professorial staff positions and researchers, as well as issues related to student life. The Academic Council also has a disciplinary division.

Its Education and University Life Commission consults on educational policy and allocates resources for education as defined by the Board of Directors.

It considers questions relating to education and the conditions of student life and their studies.

Its Research Commission consults on the orientation of the research policies and allocates the research resources as defined by the Board of Directors.

The members of the Sorbonne University Board of Directors and Academic Council were elected on the 14 and 15 of November 2017, for a four-year term.

  • Elected to the Board of Directors, to the Education and University Life Committee and to the Research Committee, on the "Actes réglementaires" website.


Updated on 05 MAR 2019