The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies is part of the School of Advanced Study at the University of London which brings together nine internationally renowned research institutes to form the UK's national centre for the support of researchers and the promotion of research in the humanities.
There are six different Committees/Councils to facilitate the management of the Institute:
- IALS Advisory Council
- IALS Library Committee
- Research Committee
- Research Degrees Committee (PhD/Mphill)
- Resources Policy Committee
- Higher Degrees Committee (Taught Courses)