The Dean's Office is the business office of the faculty and performs a hub function regarding communication, management and administration between the faculty, the University, the lecturers and students as well as with further bodies.
The duties of the Dean's office can be categorized into the following areas:
The Dean heads up the faculty and represents it in dealings with third parties. She/he is the chairperson of the faculty council, the faculty management and of different committees. Furthermore, she/he represents the interface between the faculty and the University management and is a member of the management board of the Inselspital (University hospital).
Head of the Dean's Office
The responsibility of the Head of the Dean's Office is to prepare and execute business procedures for the faculty according to its regulations and the guidelines of the University. In addition, he/she manages the financial and human resources and their use according to University and Faculty regulations and leads the ongoing controlling.
The employees of the Dean's Office secure the management and administration of the different areas, in particular the area of promotions, habilitations, professorships and vocations, quality management and evaluations.
Dean’s Office of student’s affairs
The employees of the Dean’s Office of student’s affairs are responsible for the organization of the studies in human medicine and for addressing students’ concerns.