The Presidium of the Institute
The Presidium takes care of the day-to-day management of the EISS and is supported by the EISS Secretariat. The Presidium consists of the president, four vice-presidents and the secretary-general. It is the bureau which defines the competencies of this small executive board.
The presidium is the executive board of the EISS.
Prof. dr. Marhold Essi Rentola Prof. dr. Strban Prof. dr. Mousmouti Prof. dr. Gächter Prof. dr. Schoukens
Our institute is presided by Prof. dr. Franz Marhold, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria.
He is assisted by four vice-presidents: Essi Rentola, Director in the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health in the Department for Social Security and Social Insurance, Prof. dr. Grega Strban of the University of Ljubljana, Prof. dr. Maria Mousmouti of the University of London, and Prof. dr. Thomas Gächter of the University of Zurich.
The presidium is completed by the secretary-general, a task which is taken up by Prof. dr. Paul Schoukens, professor of (European) social security law of the KU Leuven (Belgium).
The Bureau of the Institute
The Bureau determines the detailed programme of the conferences and oversees publications. It is composed of the representatives of the active national sections and working groups.
The budget of the EISS, which is a non-profit organization, consists of membership fees, subsidies and the income resulting from research projects. Every year, the bureau determines the budget. It also submits the accounts to the General Assembly.