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Quality Council

The Quality Council of the University of Akureyri is composed of the Director of Quality Management who chairs it, representatives of Schools, Director of the Centre of Teaching, Director of Student Registry, two student representatives, and two employee representatives. The Quality Council is convened every month during school terms. 

Regulations on the Quality Council of the University of Akureyri

The appointment period of employee representatives is two years at a time and the appointment period of student representatives is one or two years at a time.

The role of the Quality Council is to

  • be responsible for the implementation of the University’s quality system
  • to ensure that the University always fulfils the external requirements set for the quality of its work
  • to draw interest to quality considerations within the University
  • to be a forum for discussion and decision-making on the quality considerations of the University
  • to contribute to improvement and development of teaching and assessment within the University
  • to approve, supervise, and ensure periodic review of departments and degrees
  • to monitor research quality within the University
  • to compile, evaluate, and respond to that information on the operations of the University which relates to quality
  • to take a stand on important changes in the operations of the University that may affect quality in its operations
  • to discuss preparation and implementation of a self-evaluation and external evaluation of the University and to ensure follow-up

Quality Council:

Sigrún Magnúsdóttir Sigrún Magnúsdóttir
Director of Quality Management, Chair
Friðrik Smárason Friðrik Smárason
representing the students
appointment expires in March 2016
Ása Guðmundardóttir Ása Guðmundardóttir
Office Manager, representing the
administrative and supporting staff
appointment expires in December 2017
Elísa Dröfn V. Tryggvadóttir Elísa Dröfn V. Tryggvadóttir
representing the students
appointment expires in March 2017
Anna Ólafsdóttir Anna Ólafsdóttir
Associate Professor, repr. the School of 
Humanities and Social Sciences
Stefán Jóhannsson Stefán Jóhannsson
Director of Student Registry
Guðrún Pálmadóttir Guðrún Pálmadóttir
Associate Professor, repr. the School of
Health Sciences
Guðmundur Engilbertsson Guðmundur Engilbertsson
Associate Professor, repr. the academic
staff
appointment expires in December 2017
Arnheiður Eyþórsdóttir Arnheiður Eyþórsdóttir
Adjunct, repr. the School of Business and
Science
Auðbjörg Björnsdóttir Auðbjörg Björnsdóttir
Director of the Centre of Teaching

 

Alternates:

Sigrún Lóa Kristjánsdóttir Sigrún Lóa Kristjánsdóttir
Project Manager, repr. the administrative
and supporting staff
appointment expires in December 2017
Sigríður Sía Jónsdóttir Sigríður Sía Jónsdóttir
repr. the academic staff
appointment expires in December 2017
Eyrún Halla Eyjólfsdóttir Eyrún Halla Eyjólfsdóttir
representing the students
appointment expires in March 2017
Jón Fannar Ólafsson Jón Fannar Ólafsson
representing the students
appointment expires in March 2016


Matters for the Quality Council should be sent to the Director of Quality Management, Sigrún Magnúsdóttir (
sigrun@unak.is).  

Schools & Faculties

School of Health Sciences

School of Business and Science

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Graduate Studies????

School of Social Science and Humanities

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University of Akureyri

Nordurslod 2         600 Akureyri, Iceland         unak@unak.is         Tel. +354 460 8000 / f: 460 8999

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