The University of Málaga's Soucil Council is a collegiate body for society's participation int he University. The Council's role is to supervise the financial activity, meet the social demand for education, and promote Málaga's social, economic, and cultural development.
The University Senate is the supreme body representing the interests of the university community. It debates on the general direction and priorities in teaching, research, and administration; it passes and ammends Statutes; finally, it can exercise its authority over the President through questions and interpellations.
The Governing Council sets the institution's regulations and directives for strategic actions and programmes in areas related to academic planning, research, human resources, and finance.