The University of Skövde is a government agency under the Department of Education. The Vice-Chancellor is the head of the agency. The University Board leads the university and is responsible for making sure that the agency performs according to official decisions. The Vice-Chancellor executes the decisions made by the Board. The Vice-Chancellor is supported by the Vice-Chancellor’s staff, of which the Deputy Vice-Chancellor is a member. At the University there are one faculty boards with overall responsibility for quality within education and research. The University’s operational activities are organized into five thematic institutions: The School of Bioscience, The School of Business, The School of Health and Education, The School of Engineering Science, The School of Informatics.