The new vision defines our values: openness, courage and responsibility. These will serve as watchwords in the development of the University.
We co-create self-formation, education and research in Dalarna and in the world.
We create open pathways to knowledge for a good society.
The new vision was approved by the University Governing Board in December 2014. The text in its entirety can be found as a PDF at the foot of this webpage.
With the University vision as its foundation, the strategy aims to strengthen the role of Dalarna University as a responsible, forward-thinking institution of higher education. The strategy outlines the goals and direction for development at the University for the years 2020–2026. The text in its entirety can be found as a PDF at the foot of this webpage.
From Vision to Action - Management Model
Dalarna University has a management model for its organisation and finances that has been integrated since 2007 with its work to ensure quality. The model consolidates management by objectives with management by results.
The policy document for the University contained within the model comprises Vision and Goals (Vision och övergripande mål) and the corresponding Strategisk handlingsplan (both are multi-year). Each spring, the University Governing Board reviews the Strategisk handlingsplan, which also includes ongoing, long-range planning. The strategic work to ensure quality at the University shall be based on these documents.
The process for organisational planning at Dalarna University can, using a general overview, be described as follows: