The UNV is chaired by its Vice-Chancellor appointed for a term of five years.
A Deputy Vice-Chancellor assists the Vice-Chancellor. He / She is appointed for five years.
His/her field of action concerns more particularly the administrative management of the university.
The NUV is currently establishing its own governance structure which can function as an autonomous entity. The two main governing bodies are the Council which is the governing body of the University and the Senate which is the academic and research governing body.
Under article 6 of the Act, the Council consists of 9 members. The first Council has met on the 29th February 2020 and has made 8 deliberations that are currently being implemented.
The Senate consists of 7 members.