Abbreviations at Aarhus BSS

List of the most used abbreviations at Aarhus BSS


Bodies at Aarhus BSS og AU

AR:

The Academic Council

DEK:

The Dean's Office

FL:

The Faculty Management Team

LEA:

The Administration's Management Team handles the administrative management at Aarhus University. In Danish only.

STN:

Boards of studies

UF:

Aarhus BSS School Board of Studies

UFFE:

Committee for Research and External Cooperation

UFU:

The Education Committee

UL:

The senior management team

US:

The Rector's Office

Staff

APV:

Workplace Assessment (WPA)

DVIP:

Part-time academic staff

FC:

Division Manager(s)

IL:

Head of Department (HoD)

ISL:

Head of Department Secretariat

SL:

Director of Studies

VIP:

Academic staff

TAP:

Technical/administrative staff

Work environment and liaison committees

AAMU:

The Administration’s Occupational Health and Safety Committee handles the overall coordination and planning of the occupational health and safety work in AU’s administration. In Danish only.    

AMG:

Occupational health and safety groups 

AMO:

The Occupational Health and Safety Organisation

FAMU:

The Faculty Occupational Health and Safety Committee plans and coordinates the school's occupational health and safety work.

FSU:

The Faculty Liaison Committee. In Danish only.

HAMU:

The Main Occupational Health and Safety Committee manages occupational health and safety tasks on a general political and strategic level at Aarhus University. In Danish only.     

HSU:

The Main Liaison Committee. In Danish only.    

LAMU:

The Administration’s Local Occupational Health and Safety Committee (in Danish only)

LSU:

The Local Liaison Committee, one at every department and one for the administration at Aarhus BSS    

Studies administration and degree programmes

EDDI:

Educational Designer, which is the system where all course descriptions and academic regulations are entered. In Danish only.    

EVU:

The committee for further and continuing education. Must ensure the exchange of experiences, coordination and collaboration regarding further and continuing education across administrative centres and shared services.    

INT:

The committee for internationalisation: must ensure collaboration, coordination and common practice across administrative centres and shared services regarding internationalisation and student mobility.    

SNUK:

The Board of Studies Support and Degree Programme Quality Assurance Committee must ensure collaboration, coordination and common practice across faculties and the central administration with regards to a number of studies administration processes.

STADS:

Student Self-Service - the studies administration system at AU. Information about students’ academic activities and study programmes is administered and communicated via STADS. In Danish only.     

VEST:

Aarhus BSS Studies Administration - Student Guidance and Information, which undertakes guidance and information for future and current students. In Danish only.

UVAEKA:

The committee for course and examination administration must ensure collaboration, coordination and common practice across faculties and shared services regarding a number of studies administration processes.

Associations

AU JRAAarhus University Junior Researcher Association
AUPAAarhus University PhD Association    

Accreditations

AACSB:

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Awarded by AACSB International.

AI:

The Danish Accreditation Institution

AMBA:

Association of MBAs. Awards the AMBA accreditation for the MBA degree programmes.

EFMD:

European Foundation of Management Development. Awards the EQUIS accreditation.

EQUIS:

European Quality Improvement System

IA:

Institutional accreditation

RUVU:

The Advisory Committee for Assessing the Availability of Higher Education Degree Programmes, which must ensure the relevance of new degree programmes and new range of existing degree programmes in connection with prequalification. In Danish only.

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