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Associate Deans

The Executive Team at Aarhus BSS has appointed four associate deans who will each work to boost the school’s efforts in a particular strategic focus area and act as a counsellor and source of inspiration for the Executive Team.

Associate deans are typically appointed amongst the school’s academic staff and will spend 1/3 of their time on the task. They are typically appointed for a three-year period.

Associate deans:

Professor René Rohrbeck, the Department of Management

Associate Dean for Corporate Relations
1 July 2017 - 30 June 2020

Responsibilities: To strengthen Aarhus BSS’ collaboration with the business community through closer research-based relations.

Associate Professor Niels Mejlgaard, the Department of Political Science

Associate Dean for EU Financing
1 September 2018 – 31 August 2021

Responsibilities: To create greater awareness and better use of the possibilities offered under the European framework programmes thereby increasing the success rate of the school’s EU applications.

Professor Andrea Carugati, the Department of Management

Associate Dean for Digitisation
1 September 2018 – 31 August 2021

Responsibilities: To make Aarhus BSS a frontrunner in the field of digital competences and computational thinking thereby enabling the school to deliver the graduates that are in demand.

Ulrik Federspiel, member of the Advisory Board at Aarhus BSS

Associate Dean
1 June 2018 - 31 May 2019

Responsibilities: To advise the Executive Team on how to increase Aarhus BSS’ collaboration with external stakeholders, including private foundations, government agencies and institutions, special interest organisations, etc.