The Academic Advisory Board of the Orient-Institut Istanbul advises the Institute on scholarly issues, in particular regarding the working program. It also advises the Board of Trustees of the Max Weber Foundation on matters concerning the Institute. It submits proposals for appointments to the Executive Board and advises on the recruitment of academic staff.

The Academic Advisory Board currently has the following members:

Chairwoman:

Prof. Dr. Ildikó Bellér-Hann
University of Copenhagen, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, Copenhagen

Deputy Chairwoman:

Prof. Dr. Nathalie Clayer
Centre d’Etudes Ottmanes, Balkaniques et Centrasiatiques, Paris

Advisory Board members:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hülya Adak
Sabancı Üniversitesi, Sanat ve Sosyal Bilimler Fakültesi, Avrupa Çalışmaları

Prof. Dr. Mark Kirchner
Justus-Liebig Universität Giessen, FB Geschichts- und Kulturwissenschaften, Turkologie

Prof. Dr. Irina Nevskaya
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Institut für Empirische Sprachwissenschaft

Prof. Dr. Akşin Somel
Sabancı Üniversitesi, Sanat ve Sosyal Bilimler Fakültesi, Tarih

Prof. Dr. Burcu Doğramacı
Ludwig-Maximilian Universität München, Institut für Kunstgeschichte

Prof. Dr. Laurent Mignon
University of Oxford, Faculty of Oriental Studies