The IGSSE Board steers the scientific and institutional development of the IGSSE. Its members grant new project teams following a strict peer-review process.
The Board consists of the Director, six Principal Investigators, the speakers of the Focus Areas as well as the Project Team Leader and the Graduate Council Speakers. The Director chairs the Board and represents the IGSSE with regard to in-house and external affairs. He is a member of the TUM Graduate School Committee of Graduate Center Spokespersons.