Each staff member of the Faculty is attached to a department, which includes: a President, an Executive Secretariat, several sectors, headed by one or more academic staff members and all permanent and temporary scientific staff members, and administrative, technical and labour staff members (PATO), under the administrative responsibility of the President.
he regulations of the Board of Directors provide that the department shall establish a general assembly, a council and an executive committee. The Department Council is composed of members of the department's academic staff (60%) and representatives of the various categories of scientific staff, elected by their peers (40%). It elects from among its members a Bureau, consisting of the President and Vice-President, members of the academic body on a full-time basis, as well as a Secretary, a member of the scientific staff on a full-time basis. The terms of office of the President and the elected members are two years, renewable.