Board of Trustees
The board of trustees decides on all fundamental issues of the institute. It is composed of representatives of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Free State of Saxony and one member of the institute, elected by the general meeting. In addition, a referee suggested by the board of directors and elected by the general meeting may be member of the board.
Scientific Advisory Board
The scientific advisory board advises the the board of trustees and the board of directors on important scientific, technical and organisational questions. It consists of members of the association not working in the institute, appointed by the board of trustees in consultation with the board of directors.
The General Meeting comprises the members of the IFW Dresden e.V. and the Promoting Members. It is sends delegates to the board of trustees and decides on the statute of the association.