The Board of the SEDU consists of fifteen board members. The external members, including the chairman, are appointed by the government, normally for a period of three years.

External board members below have been appointed for the period May 1, 2017 to April 30, 2020.

  • Peter Egardt, Former County Governor of Uppsala län (chairman)
  • Lena Gerholm, Professor Stockholm University
  • Gunnar Holmgren, County Governor of Västernorrlands län
  • Annika Nordgren Christensen, CEO Tjäderns byrå
  • Nils Svartz, Director General MSB, Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency
  • Eva-Lotta Kraft, CEO Eva-Lotta Kraft Affärskonsult AB
  • Annica Kronsell, Professor Lund University
  • Klas Eksell, Major General and HR Director

The Vice-Chancellor is a constant member of the board. There are also three teacher representatives from the university, appointed by ballot for a period of three years. Furthermore, there are three student representatives on the board.

  • Robert Egnell, Vice-Chancellor of the SEDU, Professor
  • Linus Hagström, teacher representatives, Professor
  • Claes Wallenius, teacher representatives, PhD and Lecturer
  • Irene Clément, teacher representatives, Head of the Joint Warfare Division
  • Ida Lewenhaupt, student representatives, Chairman of the student union
  • Carl Hartman, student representatives
  • John Nisser, student representatives