The Department Council's duties are indicated in art. 35 of the University Statute. In particular, the Council approves the Department's budget forecast, any possible variations during the year as well as the final balance. Furthermore, the Council plans the Department's activities and carries out all the other activities assigned to it by University laws, the Statute and regulations. Lastly, the Council can delegate specific duties to the Board. The Council work methods can be found in the Department Regulations.