Management of School of Engineering
The School of Engineering management hub presents information regarding the decision-making processes of the school and the bodies involved.
View the pages below for information on how the operations of the School of Engineering are organised, managed and developed.
Descriptions of the units and leaders of the School of Engineering.
Details on how the school's operations are directed and how planning works.
Descriptions of decision-making and management in the area of education at the School of Engineering.
Information on the quality system and its role in the school's activities.
Plans and measures for promoting equality among the School of Engineering community.
The primary body for academic issues is the Academic Committee for Engineering. Select academic matters are also handled by the school's doctoral programme committee and degree programme committees, in accordance with school bylaws.
The Academic Committee for Engineering approves curricula and degree requirements (delegated by the University Academic Affairs Committee) for the School of Engineering. The committee submits proposals on school-specific degree requirements and admissions criteria and on other matters related to academic activities and performs other tasks assigned by the dean and the University Academic Affairs Committee.
The Doctoral Programme Committee of the School of Engineering is responsible for administering the Doctoral Programme in Engineering. The committee's duties include the development of course contents, student selection as well as key elements of the dissertation process: the approval of topics, appointment of examiners and grading of finished works.
The duties of the School of Engineering Degree Programme Committee cover the administrative tasks related to degree education, including the evaluation and approval of master's theses, decisions on degree programme development as well as quality assurance and feedback processing. The degree programme committee also prepares proposals for the Academic Committee for Engineering regarding degree programme curricula, degree requirements and admission criteria.
Degree programme committee tasked with administering the Master's Programme in Advanced Energy Solutions.
Preparation for decision-making
These bodies participate in the governance of the school by preparing matters for decision-making bodies. Examples include the management teams of the school and its departments and the school's tenure track committee.
The school regularly seeks advice on strategic development from external parties through the Scientific Advisory Board and the Stakeholder Advisory Board.
The SAB monitors and support the school's research and education activities, to give suggestions for the school's future direction and development and to assess the effects of past development measures.
The Stakeholder Advisory Board helps the school maintain the relevance of its research and education for society at large.
Rules and regulations
The primary rules for the school's governance are outlined in the bylaws of Aalto University and the bylaws of the School of Engineering. Basic rules for everyday activity in Aalto University are assembled in the university's Code of Conduct.