Alain Peyraube: Emeritus Director of Research, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris; Chair Professor of Chinese Linguistics, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris; Member of the Academia Europaea
- Daniel Bennequin
Professor of Mathematics at University Paris 7 Paris-Diderot
- Philippe Büttgen
Professor of philosophy, University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (ISJPS)
- Elisabeth Giacobino
Emeritus Director of Research, CNRS – Laboratory Kastler Brossel UMR8552, University Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC), Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS), CNRS
- Claude Habib
Professor of Literature, University Paris 3 (French and Latine Literature and Linguistics Department),
Edith Heard: Professor at the College de France, Chair of Epigenetics and Cellular Memory; Head of Genetics and Developmental Biology Department, Institut Curie, Paris, France; Member of the Academia Europaea
- Jean-Antoine Girault:
Inserm Research Director; Head, Institut du Fer à Moulin, UMR-S 839, Inserm, UPMC
Françoise Melonio: Professor at University Paris IV Sorbonne; Lecturer, Institute for Political Studies (Sciences Po), Paris, France.
Sylvie Strudel: Professor of political science, University Paris 2 Pantheon-Assas – CECP, associate researcher, Centre Marc Bloch, Berlin (Germany) and Research Centre for Political Science (CEVIPOF), Paris
According to the statutes of the Foundation, the Scientific Council comprises 7 to 11 members and meets three times a year.