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Biology Department Board

The Board is the decision-making body at the Department of Biology. Board members are democratically elected. The Board includes 8 members of teaching staff, 3 doctoral or other students, and 3 other staff members. The head of the department is the chair. The administrative manager and the director of studies are co-opted to the Board. The term of office is three years, except for student representatives who only serve one year.

The Board is responsible for policy, budget and strategic matters as well as overall monitoring of the department activities. More information on the Board’s authority and duties can be found in the Faculty of Science delegation rules and the Lund University rules and regulations.

Board members

The following links go to contact information on Staff Pages.



The department board at the Biology blog

The links below lead to our internal blog. The texts are in Swedish.

Institutionsstyrelsen hade möte den 22 november. Då diskuterades bland annat ny enhetsorganisation, budget 2024 och uppd...
Den 25 oktober hade institutionsstyrelsen möte. Då diskuterade bland annat den nya enhetsorganisationen och budgeten för...
Den 22 november klockan 13.15 har institutionsstyrelsen möte i Stora konferensrummet i Ekologihuset. Följande står på da...


Jessica Abbott
Head of Department of Biology, Senior lecturer

Telephone: +46 46 222 93 04
E-mail: prefekt [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se


Joakim Nilsson
Head of administration
Department of Biology

Telephone: +46 46 222 38 02
E-mail: Joakim [dot] Nilsson [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se