The Department Board is the department's hightest authority, with responsibility for setting the the department's main objectives, priorities and strategies. The current board is elected for 2013-2016.
|Members of the board||Deputy members|
|Karen Gammelgaard||Head of Department / Chair|
|Jakob Lothe||Deputy Head of Department|
|Atle Grønn||Representantive academic staff||Gjertrud Flermoen Stenbrenden (1st deputy)|
|Hans Petter Helland||Representantive academic staff||Eva Sarfi (2nd)|
|Rebecca Scherr||Representantive academic staff||Elizaveta Khachaturyan (3rd)|
|Henrik Torjusen||Representantive temporary staff|
|Tor Erik Johnsen||Representantive administration||Mons Andreas Finne Vedøy (1st), Hans Joar Johannessen (2nd)|
|Julia Kagge||External representantive||Jon Arild Olsen (1st)|
|Øystein Mæhlum||Representantive students||Marion Regina Eugénie Olafsen (1st)|
|Karoline Lilleås Sandal||Representantive Students||Oskar Njaa (2nd)|
Head of Department, three representatives for the academic staff, one for the temporary staff, one for the administrative staff, one external representative and two student representatives.
The board is chaired by the Head of Department and the board members sit for a term of four years.
The student representatives and representative for the temporary academic staff are elected for one year at a time.