The Scientific Council is composed of 11 renowned French or foreign scientists, appointed outside the Foundation by the Board of Directors on the proposal of the founders for a period of three years, renewable by half, according to the following distribution:
Each member shall do no more than two terms.
The Scientific Council shall elect a chairman among its members.
The Scientific Council chairman shall annually submit an annual report to the Board of Directors and attend the Board of Directors meetings in an advisory capacity.
The Scientific Council shall meet at least once a year.
Fees for members of the Scientific Council and the conditions for reimbursement of expenses incurred are determined by the Board of Directors.
It is consulted on the Foundation's major scientific orientations and annual action program before these are submitted for approval to the Board of Directors, and on any other matter referred to it by the Chairman of the Board of Directors.
It assesses the impact of the actions that are being led, the influence and the attractiveness of the activities of the IHU at international level and makes any recommendation it deems useful for the development of the foundation.
The chairman of the Scientific Council shall annually submit an annual report to the Board of Directors.
The Scientific Council meets once a year.
The first Scientific Council of the Méditerranée Infection Foundation was held in Gordes, France (84220) on the 11th, 12th and 13th October 2012.
The second Scientific Council will be held on the 17th, 18th and 19th October 2013.