The Arts Board of the AFAD is an academic self-government body which is involved in managing of the Academy. Its status is defined by the Act on Universities. Among its members there are prominent experts on education, arts, science, research, development, culture and other creative activities. The Arts Board consists of 21 members. Not less than one quarter and not more than one third of its members are not representatives of the Academic Community of AFAD. The rector of AFAD is the Chairman of the Arts Board.