Academic Council

Chair of the council is Dean Tuomas Auvinen. Other members (substitutes in brackets) are:

Professors

  • Matti Hyökki (Kaija Saarikettu)
  • Vesa Kurkela (Hannu Saha)
  • Juhani Lagerspetz (Erik T. Tawaststjerna)
  • Markus Lehtinen (Jukkis Uotila)
  • Olli Porthan
  • Anne Sivuoja (Marcus Castrén)
  • Lauri Suurpää (Veli-Matti Puumala)
  • Lauri Väkevä (Heidi Westerlund)

Senior assistants, lecturers

  • Erja Joukamo-Ampuja (Eeva-Leena Pokela)
  • Margit Rahkonen (Kati Hämäläinen)
  • Otto Romanowski (Matti Rantanen)

Students

  • Tuulikki Blom (Joonas Tuominen)
  • Niilo Tarnanen (Touko Ruokolainen)
  • Eeva Siljamäki (Sirkka Lampimäki)

The Purpose of the Academic Council in Sibelius Academy

The Council

  1. is responsible for the quality of education, artistic activities, and research and evaluates the results of these processes
  2. prepares strategic policies regarding education, artistic activities, and research and submits them to the board for approval
  3. decides on the main issues in the Academy concerning education, artistic activities, and research, i.e. in regard to education its objectives, structures, and essential contents according to the strategy decided on by the board
  4. decides on issues concerning teaching and studying according to the Degree Regulations of Sibelius Academy
  5. participates in professor recruitment according to the Recruiting Regulations for Teaching and Research Staff
  6. decides on issues appointed to it by the Degree Regulations of Sibelius Academy and
  7. decides on issues appointed to it by other regulations.