The Academic Council is a collegial governance body overseeing Institute’s education, scientific, R&D, and innovation activities. The Council implements the principle of shared governance, ensuring joint faculty and administration consultation and decision-making. The Council is acting based on Regulations which set its powers and responsibilities, structure, procedural issues.
The Academic Council is appointed by the decision of the Founders considering recommendations of the Board of Trustees. The membership is comprised of Skoltech academic leaders and senior administration, student representatives, external experts in science & technology. The members are appointed for a term of three years.