Université Paris-Dauphine is a public academic institution devoted to teaching, research and continuing education, governed by the French Decree (amended) n°2004-186 dated February 26th 2004. Université Paris-Dauphine is considered a "Grand Établissement" in accordance with article L717-1 of the French Education Code.
Central Governing Bodies
Three central bodies, the Board of Directors, the Scientific Council and the Academic and Student Life Council, oversee university governance.
- Board of Directors (CA)
The Board of Directors, known in French as the Conseil d'Administration (CA), is the university's executive policy and decision-making body. As such, it ratifies any decisions made by the Scientific Council and the Academic and Student Life Council that involve funding or have a financial impact on the institution.
- Le Academic and Student Life Council (CFVE)
The Academic and Student Life Council, known in French as the Conseil de la Formation et de la Vie Etudiante (CFVE) is an advisory body that and makes recommendations to the Board regarding academic and disability policy and acts as a guarantor of student union and political rights.
- Le The Scientific Council (CS)
The Scientific Council, known in French as the Conseil Scientifique (CS), is an advisory body that makes recommendations to the Board regarding research policy and the allocation and appropriation of funding.
In 2015, Paris-Dauphine internationalized its governance by creating an Advisory Board. With 10 members selected from among prominent international figures from the world of academics, research and from the business and economic communities, the Board advises the university on strategic issues with a special focus on international strategy.