Prof. Hüseyin Bagci, Department of International Relations, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.
Prof. Hans-Georg Heinrich, Professor (ret.) of Political Sciences, Department of Political Science, Vienna University, Austria.
Prof. Edmund Herzig, Oriental Institute, University of Oxford, UK.
Prof. Neil MacFarlane, University of Oxford, UK.
Prof. Rüdiger Kipke, Professor of Political Sciences at the Siegen University, Germany.
Prof. Robert Legvold, Professor (ret.) in the Department of Political Sciences at Columbia University, USA.
Prof. Werner Münch, former Prime Minister of Saxony-Anhalt, former Member of the European Parliament, Germany.
Prof. Elkhan Nuriyev, Former Director of the Centre for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Dr. Roy Allison, Department of International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.
Dr. Michael Emerson, Associate Senior Research Fellow, Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels, Belgium.
Dr. Vladimer Papava, Former Minister of Economy of Georgia. Currently, Senior Fellow at the Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies, Tbilisi, Georgia, and a Senior Associate Fellow of the Joint Transatlantic Research and Policy Center, the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute at the Johns Hopkins University-SAIS, Washington, D.C., US.