The International Academic Committee (IAC) is the main body of ICEF Academic Governance. The membership of ICEF IAC consists of the First Vice-Rector of HSE, representatives of LSE (the Project Dean, Research Director, Academic Coordinator and the Academic Advisor), ICEF Director, and his deputy, and two ICEF Senior Academics. The structure and responsibilities of the IAC are determined by the international contract between HSE and LSE. . They include the development of the educational programmes, research programme and environment, academic staff and academic governance development.
The IAC delegates the academic responsibilities to the councils, committees and subcommittees (including the BSc programme council, MSc Programme Council, Research Council, Selection Committee, Review and Promotion Committee, whose membership is determined by the IAC).