Within each department, there is a students’ organisation which manages students´ interests and social activities. The IAA Student Council is comprised of the heads of the student organisations of each of the departments. Students have representatives on Department Councils and two representatives on the student Grievance Committee. Students are also represented at the Academy Forum meetings, which are a platform for cooperation between students, academic faculty and the Academy´s administration. Fees for the students’ social fund are paid along with the first tuition payment.