The Institute is governed by a Trust in which the three supporting bodies are represented, the Scientific Board (formed by all the teaching staff and staff researchers), the Council (formed by the teaching staff and doctorate researchers on the staff with the representation of other researchers, higher technicians, fellows and administration and services personnel) and the Director, named by the Trust at the proposal of the Council. It also has an Advisory Council, responsible for informing and advising about scientific aspects, the technical quality and the social interest of the Institute’s activities, in which leading scientists from all over the world are represented. The present composition of the different boards of Governors is as follows:

Trust:

  • Gómez Sal, José Carlos (Rector of the University of Cantabria (President)
  • Botín Sanz de Sautuola y O’Shea, Javier (Representing the Bank of Santander Group)
  • Serna Oliveira, Miguel Ángel (Councillor of Culture, Education and Sport of the Government of Cantabria)
  • Guilaine, Jean (Chairman of the Advisory Council)
  • González Morales, Manuel Ramón (Director of CIIPR)

Advisory Council:

  • Dr. Jean Guilaine (Chaire de Civilisations d l’Europe au Néolithique et à l’Âge du Bronze, Collège de France)
  • Dr. Takeru Akazawa (Professor in Nichibunken, International Research Center for Japanese Studies, Kyoto, Japan)
  • Dr. Juan Luis Arsuaga Ferreras (Catedrático de Paleontología, Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
  • Dr. Ofer Bar-Yosef (Professor of Prehistoric Archaeology, Curator of Paleolithic Archaeology en el Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University)
  • Dr. Gerhard Bosinski (Professor fur Ur-und Fruhgeschichte, Universitat zu Kolnleiter des Forschungsbereichs Altsteinzeit des Romisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums Mainz)
  • Dr. Lord Renfrew of Kaimsthorn (Professor of Archaeology, University of Cambridge, Director of MacDonald Institute for Archaeological Research)

Scientific Board:

  • Arias Cabal, Pablo
  • Armendariz Gutiérrez, Ángel
  • Fernández Vega, Pedro Ángel
  • Foyo Marcos, Alberto
  • González Morales, Manuel Ramón (Director)
  • González Sáinz, César
  • González Urquijo, Jesús Emilio
  • Moure Romanillo, José Alfonso
  • Sánchez Carro, Miguel Ángel
  • Tomillo García-Roves, Carmen

Council

  • Arias Cabal, Pablo
  • Armendariz Gutiérrez, Ángel
  • Fernández Vega, Pedro Ángel
  • Foyo Marcos, Alberto
  • González Morales, Manuel Ramón (Director)
  • González Sáinz, César
  • González Urquijo, Jesús Emilio
  • Marín Arroyo, Ana Belén
  • Sánchez Carro, Miguel Ángel
  • Tomillo García-Roves, Carmen

Director:

  • Manuel Ramón González Morales