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Academic bodies

The authorities of the Scuola

The authorities define the objectives and issue the general directives and priorities for the educational and administrative life of the Scuola.

The Director

The Director, assisted by the Deputy Director, represents the Scuola Normale in all academic and institutional offices.

The Federated Executive Council

The Federated Executive Council is the governing collegiate authority of the federated universities and carries out financial, economic, patrimonial and personnel planning, guaranteeing the economic and financial sustainability of the activities of each federated university.

The Governing Council

The Governing Council develops, coordinates and harmonizes the Scuola's guidelines and lines of development in the field of teaching and research. It acts as a link between the academic structures and in general between the structures of the Scuola. It can proffer advice to the Director and the federated Executive Council on all matters submitted to its examination and in all cases envisaged in the present Statute and in the regulations.

The Federated Auditors' Board

The Federated Auditors' Board is the collegiate authority of the Scuola and of the other federated universities and is responsible for ensuring that the management is run in accordance with proper administrative-accounting practice.

The Federated Evaluation team

The Federated Evaluation team is the collegiate authority of the Scuola and of the other federated universities, and is responsible for the internal evaluation of the administrative management and of teaching and research activities; it ensures, partly through comparative analysis of costs and returns, the correct use of public resources, the productivity of research and teaching, impartiality and good administrative performance.

The General Secretary

The General Secretary is responsible for the overall management and organization of the services in accordance with the general guidelines established by the Director and by the other governing authorities of the Scuola.