The Academic Council of the Institute is the highest collegial advisory body of the institution. The Academic Council was established to agree on issues, discuss the main activities of the Institute, as well as the implementation of its tasks and determine the strategy of its development and structural subdivisions, development, adoption of regulations governing the internal life of the Institute, onducting scientific and pedagogical expertise. The order of work of the Academic Council of IECM, its officials (chairman, deputy, scientific secretary), the principles of organization of its activities are determined by the laws of Ukraine “On Education”, “On Higher Education”, “On Scientific, Scientific and Technical Activity”, orders and directives of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, the Statute of the Institute, the Regulations on the Academic Council of the Institute and the Bylaw of the Academic Council of the Institute. The Academic Council is headed by its chairman – the director of the Institute. The collegial function of the Academic Council and its powers are realized through democratic, collective discussion and decision-making on topical issues of current and future activities of the Institute. Decisions of the Academic Council of the Institute are put into effect by orders and directives of the Director of the Institute.