The University of Helsinki is managed by the rector, vice-rectors and the heads and directors of units. The rector manages the University’s operations and is responsible for the efficient, economic and effective completion of the University’s duties. The vice-rectors support the rector in the University’s management. The chancellor promotes science and scholarship as well as the University’s community relations, looks after the University’s general interests and supervises its activities. The Board is the highest decision-making body at the University. The University also has an international advisory board, which supports the Board and rector in research issues related to strategy, research policy, the University’s profile and the assessment of the quality of research in various fields.