The Programme Board comprises of 11 members approved by Director of the Jewish Historical Institute. The Board Members do not belong to the Institute itself and hold professional or/and doctoral titles. The Board Members are representatives of universities or other research institutes from Poland and abroad, eminent specialists in Jewish history and culture. The Programme Board is an initiative and advisory body of the Director of the Institute.
Since 2017, the chairman of the Programme Board is dr. Piotr M.A. Cywiński, director of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Museum.