University Services support the core operations, i.e. teaching and research, of Åbo Akademi University. University Services is led by Director Heidi Backman with the support of the University Services Executive Group.
Heidi Backman, Director of University Services
Phone: +358 40 590 7297
University Services consist of the following units:
Mats Lindfelt, Director of Research Services
Phone: +358 50 361 9381
Lena Nybond, Director of Education Services
Phone: +358 50 592 5518
Personnel Services (HR)
Mika Wulff, Director of HR Services
Phone: (02) 215 4102 or +358 500 78 7794
Päivi Soinio, Director of ICT-services
Phone: +358 400 926 942
Timo Bäckman, Director of Facilities Management
Phone: +358 50 463 3546
Management and Faculty Support Services
Management and Faculty Support Services include the following functions:
The Communications team is responsible for communications, marketing, external relations, fundraising and alumni activities. The team is led by Communications Manager Thurid Eriksson.
Thurid Eriksson, Communications Manager
Phone: +358 40 053 4430
Quality and learning support
The team supports quality management, the development of university teaching and learning and the planning and monitoring of activities. The team is led by the Director of University Services.
Faculty Support includes an administrative team for each faculty. Each team is headed by a Head of Faculty Administration. The team of Heads of Faculty Administration is led by the Director of University Services.