Challenges of Academic Leadership


  • Lars Engwall


This will be a concluding session of Section 6.1 “Academic Leadership”. In this session, Lars Engwall will have a conversation with two Vice-Chancellors of Örebro University regarding their experiences. The panellist will be Professor Jens Schollin, Vice-Chancellor between 2008 and 2016 after having been Deputy Vice-Chancellor between 2003 and 2008. He is Senior Professor of Paediatrics and has experience as clinic manager, area manager and research manager at Örebro University Hospital. Jens Schollin was responsible for the work of obtaining medical education to Örebro University.
Professor Johan Schnürer, Jens Schollin’s successor as Vice-Chancellor, since July 1, 2016. He became professor of microbiology at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala in 2000 and was head of the Department of Microbiology between 1996 and 2010. Before coming to Örebro, he was Vice President for Collaboration at SLU between 2010 and 2016.





6.1 Academic Leadership