Board for Appointment of Distinguished University Teachers


  • to develop proposals for criteria and guidelines for the granting of distinguished university teacher status at the Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology (guidelines adopted by the Disciplinary Domain Board);
  • to draft instructions to applicants regarding the formulation of applicants’ teaching portfolios;
  • to establish the procedures for managing matters before the Board;
  • to appoint experts when considering granting distinguished university teacher status;
  • to decide on the granting of distinguished university teacher status.


The chair is appointed by the Disciplinary Domain Board on the recommendation of the Deputy Dean of Education, and one teacher from each section is appointed by the Disciplinary Domain Board (for by-elections, by the Working Committee) on the recommendation of the section deans. A majority of the members should themselves be designated distinguished university teachers. Three student representatives (of which two are preferably from first-cycle or second-cycle programmes and one is a doctoral student) form part of the board. The Board for Granting Distinguished University Teacher Status appoints a deputy chair from among its members.


Fritjof Fagerlund, chair
Jannika Andersson Chronholm (physics), deputy chair
Francoise Raffalli-Mathieu (chemistry)
Jan Andersson (biology)
Stefan Pålsson (mathematics-computer science)
Thomas Grabs (earth sciences)
Kjell Staffas (engineering)
Vacant (doctoral student representative)  
Malin Burklint (student representative)
Freja Klucis Lövström (student representative)

(Appointed for 2021-01-01 - 2023-12-31, students and doctoral students for the period 2023-07-01 — 2024-06-30)

Distinguished University Teachers

Appointed by the Faculty in 2023

  • Nicusor Timneanu
  • Mikael Höök

All appointed Distinguished University Teachers at the Faculty

Last modified: 2023-08-22