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Rector's Office

The Rector's Office is the secretariat for the university’s day-to-day management, which consists of the Rector, Prorector and University Director. The Rector's Office serves the university’s Board, Joint Board of Representatives, Executive Board and a number of internal committees and foundations. The Rector's Office manages educational and research policy case handling and several coordinated functions, including contact to Municipalities, regions, Ministries, Universities Denmark and other educational institutions, in addition to hearings and appointments. The Rector's Office is responsible for the planning of SDU’s Annual Celebration in October where, among other things, the university’s award ceremonies take place.

⟶ Read about SDU's award ceremonies

The Legal Office is part of the Rector's Office. The focus area of the Legal Office is legal counselling for the Rector, University Director, Deans, employees and so on, as well as the handling of complaints by students. The Legal Office serves the Credit Appeals Board. The Legal Office can be contacted by e-mail at

Credit Appeals Board

The university's Data Protection Officer (DPO), who advises staff and students regarding legislation and rules on data protection, also falls under the Legal Office. SDU’s Data Protection Officer can be contacted by e-mail at

Read about data protection at SDU

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Rector's Office University of Southern Denmark

  • Campusvej 55
  • Odense M - DK-5230

Last Updated 07.03.2023