Governance of the Academy

The Academy shall be managed by the Council, Senate and the Rector.

The Council is the management body of the Academy which shall be responsible for the long-term and sustainable development of the Academy as well as for making important economic, financial and assets-related decisions, ensuring the achievement of the objectives of the Academy. The Council shall be formed in accordance with the procedure provided by the Academy Act. The Council shall be composed of seven members, three of whom shall be appointed by the Senate of the Academy.

The Senate is the academic decision-making body of the Academy, which shall be responsible for the research, development, creative and educational activities of the Academy and ensure the high quality thereof. The Senate shall have up to 25 members, including the Rector, who acts as the head of the Senate; other members of the Rector’s Office; head of the Registry and Student Affairs Department; head of the Doctoral Council; vice-head of the Doctoral Council; heads of the academic departments; representatives of the academic staff; representatives of the students.

The Rector is the legal representative of the Academy who directs the Academy based on the Statutes, development plan, budget and other strategic documents of the Academy. The Rector’s Office is the executive body of the Academy. The Rector’s Office includes the Rector, Vice Rectors and the Administrative and Financial Director.