All faculties at Maastricht University have a similar representation structure. DOPE has representatives in the Faculty Council, the organ that gives requested and unrequested advice to the Faculty Board. This organ has powers of concent and powers of advice concerning program regulations, the faculty budget and appointment of new professors. A more detailed description can be found on our page Faculty Councils.
At some faculties there are Management Teams which deal with policy and financial aspects of study programs. All faculties have one or more Education Committees, sometimes called Program Committees. The Education Committees are responsible for safeguarding the quality of education for a specific study program. There is also an Examination Committee or Board of Examiners that decides on examination regulations.