The council is responsible for the scientific program of EAPS and administers the affairs of the association. The council consists of five elected members, including the President, the Vice-President and the Secretary-General/Treasurer. The President, Vice-President and Secretary-General/Treasurer are the officers of EAPS and constitute its bureau which represents the association.

Current council (2020-2022)

Helga de Valk

President, The Hague

Hill Kulu

Vice President, St Andrews

Anna Matysiak

Secretary-General and Treasurer, Warsaw

Sven Drefahl

Council Member, Stockholm

Giancarlo Camarda

Council Member, Paris

Nico van Nimwegen

Executive Director, The Hague

Gusta Wachter

Executive Assistant, The Hague

Previous councils

Honorary presidents 

To honour their significant contributions to the European Association for Population Studies, the members of EAPS elected the following Honorary Presidents: