In Accordance with § 83 of the Higher Education Act in the State of Berlin (Berlin Higher Education – BerlHG) the IMO is a central institute of the university.
The executive bodies of the Institute are the Institute Council and the Director of Institute.
The Institute Council
The members of the Institute Council include: professors, faculty staff, staff of the Academic Foreign Office and the IMO as well as University students.
The IMO Office is located at Campus Lichtenberg.
The IMO Advisory Board is in charge of advising the Institute on all matters. The Advisory Board provides support to the IMO in fostering relations with third party sponsors who are active in the arenas of politics, economy, administration and police, and gives recommendations with regard to national and international contacts and projects.