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The Legal and Institutional Affairs Department is responsible for providing legal advice on the governance and components of the university, for drafting and validating the agreements and conventions concluded by the university and for organising the various operations relating to the university's institutional life. The Archives Service is attached to it and is responsible for ensuring the application of legislation relating to public archives, ensuring their organization, collection and proper preservation while providing advice and assistance to the services and components of the University with tools adapted to their needs.

1. legal documents of the institution

2. Board of Directors - Board of Directors (DAJI)

The board of directors determines the institution's policy. As such, it approves the university's establishment contract, votes the budget, approves the accounts, approves the agreements and conventions signed by the president of the institution and, subject to the specific conditions set by decree, loans, acquisitions of shareholdings, the creation of subsidiaries and foundations provided for in Article L. 719-12 of the Education Code, the acceptance of donations and legacies and the acquisition and transfer of real estate. The Board adopts the university's internal regulations, fixes, on the proposal of the President and in accordance with national priorities, the distribution of the jobs allocated to it by the competent ministers and authorises the President to initiate any legal action. It also adopts the rules for examinations, approves the annual activity report, which includes a review and a draft, presented by the President. Finally, he may delegate some of his powers to the President, with the exception of those mentioned in 1, 2, 4 and 8. The latter shall report as soon as possible to the Board of Directors on the decisions taken pursuant to this delegation.


3. CAC - Academic Council

The Academic Council in plenary session shall be consulted or may express its wishes on the guidelines for policies on training, research, the dissemination of scientific, technical and industrial culture and scientific and technical documentation, the qualification to be given to vacant or requested teaching and research posts, the application for accreditation referred to in Article L. 613-1 and on the establishment contract. The ACC proposes to the Management Board a multi-annual master plan for disability policy, covering all areas concerned by disability. After consulting the technical committee mentioned in Article L. 951-1-1 of this Code, this plan defines the objectives that the establishment pursues in order to fulfil the obligation imposed by Article L. 323-2 of the Labour Code. It is consulted on all measures to guarantee the exercise of academic freedoms and students' trade union and political freedoms.

In training restricted to teacher-researchers, it is the competent body mentioned in Article L. 952-6 of this Code to examine individual questions relating to the recruitment, assignment and career of teacher-researchers. It deliberates on the integration of civil servants from other bodies into the faculty of research and on the recruitment or renewal of temporary teaching and research attachés. When it examines in restricted formation individual questions relating to teacher-researchers, other than university professors, it shall be composed equally of men and women and equally of representatives of university professors and other teacher-researchers, under conditions specified by decree.

The Academic Council brings together all the members of the Research Commission (40 members) and the Training and University Life Commission (40 members), i.e. 80 members divided into colleges and subdivided into training sectors.


4. CR - Research Commission (DRV)

Since the Higher Education and Research Act (ESR) (2013-660 of 22 July 2013), the Research Commission has a deliberative vote to allocate research funds (in compliance with the strategic framework defined by the Board of Directors), set the rules for the operation of laboratories, implement measures to encourage the development of activities to disseminate scientific, technical and industrial culture and propose (in restricted training) access to the emeritus of Master Lecturers and professors
The Research Commission remains consultative on all matters relating to agreements with research organisations. The Research Commission prepares the work and deliberations of the Board of Directors relating to the Institution's research policy.


5. CFVU - Commission de la Formation et de la vie universitaire (DEVE)

The Commission on Training and University Life has 40 members, 32 of whom represent teacher-researchers, teachers, researchers and students, 4 members representing B.I.A.T.S.S. staff and 4 members representing external personalities.
The Commission shall be consulted on the guidelines for initial and continuing training courses, on applications for authorisation and projects for new courses and on the evaluation of courses. It prepares measures to implement student orientation and the validation of prior learning, facilitate students' entry into working life, promote cultural, sporting, social or associative activities offered to students and improve their living and working conditions.

In particular, it examines measures relating to support activities, academic and social works, medical and social services, libraries and documentation centres. It is the guarantor of student political and trade union freedoms. It may be consulted by the President on the conditions of use of the premises, on the composition and operating procedures of the Pedagogical Commission responsible for examining requests for the validation of prior learning. Finally, the committee can express wishes.

It elects from among its members, under the same conditions as the Vice-President of the CFVU, its Student Vice-President in charge of student life issues in connection with the Regional Centres for University and School Works. The Commission on Training and University Life shall establish its rules of procedure by an absolute majority of the votes cast.


6. TC - Technical Committee (HRD)

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CHSCT - Committee on Health, Safety and Working Conditions

  • Creation and implementation of the CHSCT

The CHSCT (Committee for Health, Safety and Working Conditions) of Aix Marseille University was created by a decree of 24 April 2012 and a constitution decree of 2 July 2012.

  • Competencies of the CHSCT

One of the main measures of the agreement of 20 November 2009 on health and safety at work is to have added competence on working conditions to the committee's competences in the field of health and safety. This notion of working conditions covers the following areas:

- Work organization (workload, pace, difficulty of tasks, expansion and enrichment of tasks),

- The physical work environment (temperature, lighting, ventilation, noise, dust),

- The layout of workstations and their adaptation to human needs,

- The construction, layout and maintenance of workplaces and their annexes,

- New technologies and their impact on working conditions.

  • Missions of the CHSCT

The CHSCT has a number of prerogatives to observe the implementation of health and safety provisions, analyse work situations and make proposals for risk prevention.

  1. Groups of visits to premises and sites

The objective of these visits is to establish working and hygiene conditions and identify what can be improved, make recommendations to department heads and propose prevention actions that can be included in the annual prevention plan.

8. CPE - Joint Establishment Committee (DRH)

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9 CCPANT - Joint Consultative Committee ANT (DRH)

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board of directors
academic council
research commission
university life training commission