Decision-making body of the University, it is composed of 36 members, teacher-researchers, teachers, BIATSS, students and external members. The staff representatives are elected for four years and the students representatives for two years.
The AC determines the policy of the university. In this regard:
- It approves the university's contract; - It votes the budget and approves the financial statements;
- It approves the agreements and conventions signed by the president of the university and, subject to the specific conditions established by decree, the loans, the equity investments, the creation of subsidiaries and foundations provided for in Article L. 719-12, the acceptance of donations and legacies and the property acquisitions and disposals;
- It adopts the university's rules of procedure;
- upon proposal of the president and while adhering to national priorities, it ensures the distribution of jobs allocated to it by the relevant ministers;
- It allows the president to take any legal action;
- It approves the annual activity report, which includes a balance sheet and a project, presented by the president;
- It approves the social report presented every year by the president, after assessment by the technical committee mentioned in Article L. 951-1-1. This social report presents the evolution of the balance between tenured and contract jobs and the actions undertaken so as to reduce job insecurity among the staff of the university. The data and results of the report are examined in accordance with the objectives of forward planning in human resources objectives specified in the contract mentioned in Article L. 711-1;
- it deliberates on all questions submitted to it by the president, particularly in view of the opinions and wishes given by the Academic Council, and approves the latter's decisions in compliance with V of Article L. 712-6-1;
- adopts multi-annual master plan in terms of disability policy proposed by the Academic Council. Each year, the president presents to the AC a performance report of this plan, with performance and monitoring indicators.
▼ List of members of the AC ▼
Academic Council: Research Commission (RC) Training and University Life Commission (CFVU)
The Academic Council includes the members of the Research Commission (RC) mentioned in Article L. 712-5 and of the Training and University Life Commission (CFVU) mentioned in Article L. 712-6.
Two of is subdivisions are the disciplinary section mentioned in Article L. 712-6-2 and the section responsible for consideration of issues related to the teacher-researchers’ recruitment, allocation and career.
The Academic Council in plenary session is consulted or can present wishes about policies on training, research, dissemination of scientific, technical and industrial culture, scientific and technical documentation, bout legal qualification of teacher-researcher and vacant or requested researcher jobs, on the application for accreditation mentioned in Article L. 613-1 and on the university's contract. It proposes to the AC a multi-annual master plan in terms of disability policy, which covers all the areas related to disability. After obtaining the opinion of the technical committee mentioned in Article L. 951-1-1 of this code, the plan defines the objectives of the university in order to comply with the obligation established by the Article L. 323-2 of the labour code. It is consulted on any measure aiming to ensure academic freedoms as well as the students’ trade-union and political freedoms.
In restricted session limited to teacher-researchers, it is the body responsible, mentioned in Article L. 952-6 of this code, for consideration of issues related to the teacher-researchers’ recruitment, allocation, and career. It deliberates on the inclusion of officials from other bodies in the teacher-researchers’ body and on the recruitment renewal of temporary lecturers and researchers. When examining in restricted session issues related to teacher-researchers, other than university teachers, it is composed with an equal number of men and women and an equal number of university teachers’ and other teacher-researchers’ representatives, under conditions specified by decree.
The Research Commission of the Academic Council proposes to the administrative council research and development policy guidelines. It is composed of 40 members, teacher-researchers, teachers, BIATSS, students and external members. The staff representatives are elected for four years and the students representatives for two years.
- It distributes the resources envelope intended for research as allocated by the AC and subject to the strategic framework of its distribution, as defined by the AC.
- It sets the laboratories’ functioning rules and is consulted on the agreements with research organisations.
- It adopts measures to enable the students to further disseminate scientific, technical and industrial culture.
▼ List of members of the RC ▼
Training and University Life Commission (CFVU)
The Training and University Life Commission of the Academic Council is consulted on the university departments’ training programmes and suggests guidelines in educational matters.
It is composed of 40 members, teacher-researchers, teachers, BIATSS, students and external members. The staff representatives are elected for four years and the students representatives for two years.
- The distribution of the resources envelope intended for training as allocated by the AC and subject to the strategic framework of its distribution, as defined by the AC;
- The exam rules;
- The assessment rules;
- Measures aiming for the success of the greatest possible number of students;
- Measures to implement student counselling and the validation of acquired knowledge, to facilitate their entry into working life and to promote cultural, physical, social or associational activities offered to students, as well as measures to improve living and working conditions, particularly measures related to support activities, university and school works, medical and social services, libraries and documentation centres and access to digital resources;
- Measures to promote and develop interaction between science and society, initiated and led by students or teacher-researchers, within the university as well as on the university’s territory of influence;
- Measures necessary to the reception and success of students with disabilities or disabling health disorders, in accordance with the obligations incumbent on higher education institutions under Article L. 123-4-2.
▼ List of members of the CFVU ▼