The members of the International Advisory Board (IAB) are internationally recognized, external specialists in the individual research areas of SOLVER, have several years of experience in teaching and in the supervision of doctoral students and are therefore in a position to evaluate the progress of the research projects and to take an independent perspective.

In addition, the IAB will advise the management team on issues of quality assurance, conflict management, progress and best practice. The IAB will also act as an ombudsman and mediator in the event of conflict between a junior researcher and their supervisor.