The Advisory Editors are proposed by the Board of ESSE and selected so as to maintain an appropriate disciplinary and gender balance, with representation from all the active member associations in ESSE. Former editors are also included in the Board, which is currently constituted as follows:
Sigma Ankrava, University of Latvia; Mário Avelar, Universidade Aberta (Portugal); Carlo M. Bajetta, University of Valle d’Aosta; Işil Baş, Bogaziçi University, Istanbul; Tamás Bényei, University of Debrecen; Isabella Buniyatova, Kiev National Linguistic University; Ivan Callus, University of Malta; Jan Cermak, Charles University, Prague; Kristin Davidse, University of Leuven; Bessie Dendrinos, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens; David Duff, Aberdeen University; Camelia Elias, Roskilde University; Seda Gasparyan, Yerevan State University; Maria Georgieva, St. Kliment Ohridski University, Sofia; Ljiljana Wolfgang Görtschacher, Salzburg University; Henryk Kardela, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin; Didier Maillat, University of Fribourg; Ricardo Mairal, UNED (Spain); Maria Margaroni, University of Cyprus; Anzela Nikolovska, University of Skopje; Maria Olaussen, Linnæus University; Tina O’Toole, University of Limerick; Päivi Pahta, University of Tampere; Catherine Pesso-Miquel, University of Lyon 2; Vladislava Gordic Petkovic, University of Novi Sad; Regina Rudaityte, Vilnius University; Andrea Sand, Trier University; Pavel Stekauer, Košice University; Bledar Toska, University of Vlora; Marina Tsvetkova, Nizhny Novgorod Linguistic University; and the former editors of EJES: Jean-Jacques Lecercle, Angela Locatelli, Ansgar Nünning, Stephanos Stephanides and Martin Kayman.
Sadly, the representative for Croatia, Ina Gjurgjan, passed away in 2012, and the representative for Slovenia, Uroš Mozetič, in 2016. The founding editor, Herbert Grabes, died in 2015. Hortensia Pârlog (Romania) has retired.
The Board is currently undergoing the process of renewal.