IMG_7904.JPGThe Academic Council of Sechenov University is an elective representative body which performs general governance and solves the most important issues of educational, research, and healthcare activity of the University.

Prof. Petr V. Glybochko, the University's rector, is a Chairman of the Academic Council. The Council is composed of heads of the University’s faculties, departments and centers.

Main functions of the Academic Council are as follows:

-         Determination of the main directions for social and economy development of the University;

-          Approval of the internal policies and procedures, which regulate the University’s activity, their amendments and additions.

-         Solving the main organizational issues  of educational, research, and healthcare activity.

-         Solving the issues on managing the University and its structural subdivisions.

-         Solving the issues on creation, reorganizing, and liquidation of departments, faculties, centers, institutes and other structural subdivisions of the University.

-         Approval of the main areas for research.

-         Conferring the academic ranks of Professor, Assistant Professor.

-         Conferring the University’s honorary degrees.

-         Establishing of  scholarships, as well as additions to scholarship allowances.

-         Electing the Deans of Faculty; holding contest for filling the vacancies of Department Chairmen and Professors of the University, and recommending them to the University Principal for making the Labor Contracts.

-         Annual hearing the University Principal Report, as well as the Reports of Vice-Principals, Directors of the Clinic and Research Centers, Faculties upon the University’s activities results.

-         Considering the suggestions upon awarding the employees and students by government awards and honorary degrees; and other according to the University Statute.

Academic Council meetings are held on the first Mondays of each month.