The organization of the ICDT is divided into three main departments. The main task of the Implementation Division is to organize and implement projects and events. The Development Division is responsible for monitoring application possibilities and developing project proposals and concepts. The Financial Department carries out the financial, accounting and administrative functions.
The International Board of Directors consists of prominent personalities from the areas of international politics, economics, the arts and the sciences. Among other duties, this body approves the annual work plan and the strategy of the ICDT and consults the annual budget.
On the basis of their particular knowledge and broad institutional contacts, the Senior Advisors assist the Institute in establishing contacts and maintaining cooperation with governments, local, national, and international organizations. Among other things, they represent the ICDT at conferences and workshops, assist the Centre in formulating the strategy and provide professional advice for projects.