What is the meaning of chancellor?
- A head of a University. In the US, a Chancellor is the head of a campus of a University, while the President is the head of the overall establishment. In the UK, a Chancellor is the figurehead of the University, while the Vice-Chancellor is responsible for running it.
- A foreign minister in some countries.
- A head of government in German-speaker countries, equivalent to a Prime Minister.
- (Chancellor of the Exchequer) The minister of finance in the British Government.
A Chancellor is the owner and official head of a University. In the US, the Chancellor runs the University itself. In the UK, the Chancellor tends to be a figurehead, and the day-to-day running is done by a Vice-Chancellor. In Germany, the Chancellor is the Head of the Government (they also have a President doesn't have that much power) and is equivalent to a Prime Minister in other countries. In the UK, the Chancellor of…
The head of the government is the Chancellor of Germany, and he or she is called the Federal Chancellor. The Federal Chancellor heads the Federal government and is thus in charge of the executive branch. The Chancellor can't be removed from office during his or her four-year term unless the Bundestag has agreed upon a successor.