Senate is the University’s academic self-governance body. All faculty with the workload of 0,75 FTE and above, five student representatives, Chief for Academic Affairs and Heads of the Academic Departments and the Rector’s Office are members of the Senate.
The Senate is responsible for assessing research results and the level of the University’s scientific and artistic activities, internal quality assurance, determining procedures for admission to study programs, qualification requirements for teaching and academic staff positions, establishing rules for the awarding of the title of Professor Emeritus, suggesting candidates for honorary titles of the University, and preparing the Code of Academic Ethics and Teaching and Learning Regulations for approval by the University Rector.
The Chair of the Senate is Prof. Oleg Bresky and Senate Vice-Chair is Assoc. Prof. Galina Orlova.