Chalmers University of Technology is a foundation university with the board of the Chalmers University of Technology Foundation as its supreme decision-making body.

The university board  is responsible for the overall planning, co-ordination and follow-up of the university's activities. Under the university board, the President and CEO is responsible for operations generally.

The President and Vice Presidents

The President and the Office of the President represent Chalmers in its dealings with the Swedish government
offices and with other external organisations. They work with the overall strategy to advance the university and to coordinate and monitor its operations.

Departments and research groups

Teaching and research is carried out by Chalmers' 13 departments. The departments are led by a Head of department, and are made up of research groups and divisions.


At Chalmers there are six national competence centres financed by Vinnova and the Swedish Energy Agency. There are also a number of centres cooperating across traditional departmental boundaries.

Chalmers Operations Support

Chalmers Operations Support has  10 departments:  Management Support, HR Department,  IT Office, Programme- and project management office, Communications and marketing,  Planning Analysis and Economics, Service Department, Operative and Strategic Support and Student and Education office.

The Chalmers Group

Included in the Chalmers University of Technology group are the subsidiary companies Chalmers Professional Education AB and Chalmers Ventures AB. Chalmers University of Technology is also a partner in the technology parks Lindholmen Science Park, Johanneberg Science Park and Sahlgrenska Science Park as well as in AstaZero and the IT University. Chalmers Industrial Technology, CIT, is controlled by Chalmers University of Technology.

Page manager Published: Fri 18 Jun 2021.