The Faculty is led by the dean, who is selected for a term of four years. The Faculty Council is the Faculty’s multi-member administrative organ, chaired by the dean. The Faculty also has four vice deans, each in charge of a specific area. The Faculty’s research units, disciplines and degree programmes constitute individual administrative strands.
The internal structure of the Faculty of Social Sciences was reformed at the beginning of 2018, with the division of the Faculty into three strands. The research units, disciplines and degree programmes of the Faculty constitute administrative strands each led by a vice dean.