The University council consists of:
The rector and vice-rectors
College deans and their vice-deans
The Secretary of the University
Heads of academic departments
Managers of research centers
Director of Student Affairs
Unit managers and administrative, financial and other services
Scientific or public scientific figures if they are not more than three members and other than council members.
A delegate of the Ministry of Higher Education.
A delegate of faculty members.
A delegate of the National Union of Syrian Students.
Director of accreditation directorate.
The university council will hold periodic and regular meetings at least one meeting per month or whenever necessary. The minutes of the meetings of the council will be recorded in a special register prepared for that purpose. A copy of the minutes of the meetings will be deposited with the Ministry of Higher Education. The meetings of the council will not be legal except in the presence of most of the members. In the event of non-completion of the quorum, the date of the subsequent meeting will be determined one week after its date. Decisions are made by most of the votes. The trustworthy of the university will act as the secretariat of the council.
Rules of the University Council
Determine the rules of admission to the university in consistent with the rules adopted by the Council of Higher Education.
Determine the university calendar, the dates of examinations and holidays in accordance with the ministerial decisions.
Approve the selection of deans and heads of departments.
Develop building plans and complete laboratories, equipment and libraries at the University.
Develop special regulations for all university departments and facilities.
Nominate faculty members.
Coordinate the scientific, training and advisory activities of the faculties and their relationship with the community.
Apply the general policy of the university through the drawing up and organization of the services provided by the university in the field of education, training, scientific research, the development plans and possibilities to achieve them.
Set the necessary instructions to organize the work at the university.
Adoption of agreements with Syrian, Arab and foreign universities, the regional and international organizations also to become effective after the approval of the Council of Trustees and the Ministry of Higher Education.
Propose the University's annual budget proposal.
Accept all donations received by the University and acting in accordance with the Syrian legislation, in a manner that does not conflict with the objectives of the University and the interest of the State.
Propose the salaries of teaching staff to the Council of Trustees.
Grant the scientific degrees according to the laws and regulations of higher education.
Consider any other matter that the Rector or any member of the Council will propose.
The Rector of the University could be delegate to some of the council's terms of reference