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:

Chairman:

Prof. Dr. Christoph Herzog
Universität Bamberg, Institut für Turkologie

Deputy Chairwoman:

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

Advisory Board members:

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

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

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. Mehmet Ölmez
Yıldız Teknik Üniversitesi, Türk Dili ve Edebiyatı Bölümü, Istanbul

Prof. Dr. Börte Sagaster
University of Cyprus, Department of Turkish and Middle Eastern Studies, Nicosia

Prof. Dr. Martin Sökefeld
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Lehrstuhl für Ethnologie