The Rectorate is the executive and administrative organ of the Marien Ngouabi University. It comprises of the Rector, two Vice-Rectors, and the Secretary General, all appointed by presidential decree in the Council of Ministers upon the proposal of the Minister for Higher Education. The Rectorate also includes 12 central divisions attached to the offices of the two Vice-Rectors and the Secretary-General.
Selected from among the permanent faculty with the rank of professor, the Rector directs the administration of the Marien Ngouabi University. He is responsible for implementing education and research policies at the University, for executing the decisions of the Steering Committee, and for managing hierarchical and disciplinary matters. The Rector manages an office directed by a tenured professor with the rank and prerogatives of a Director. The Rector is assisted by two Vice-Rectors and a Secretary General. He also directs the Accountant University Marien Ngouabi who has the rank and prerogatives of a Central Director.
Two Vice-Rectors assist the Rector in the administration of the University: the Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs and the Vice-Rector for Research and Cooperation. They are chosen from among the permanent faculty at the rank of teaching staff. Each Vice-Rector’s office is managed by a tenured professor at the University with the rank and prerogatives of a Central Director.
The Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs assists the Rector with pedagogical matters. He administers and enforces the decisions of the Steering Committee and the Technical Council on Academic Affairs. He directs three central departments and two centers.
The Vice-Rector for Research and Cooperation assists the Rector with matters related to research and cooperation. S/he administers and enforces the decisions of the Steering Committee and the Technical Council on Research and Cooperation. He directs four central departments.
The Secretary-General is responsible for assisting the Rector with the administrative and financial management of the University. He is selected from the permanent teachers or managers of Class I, level 1 administrative and financial services of the University. The Secretary-General directs five central departments.