Together with the Institut des textes et manuscrits modernes (ITEM) and the team of Textes, histoire et monuments, de l’Antiquité au Moyen Âge (THEMAM), the Centre for Manuscript Genetics (CMG) is one of the official supporting institutions of the European Society for Textual Scholarship (ESTS). From 2010 to 2013, Dirk Van Hulle was the president of ESTS. A board member since 2015, Wout Dillen is the society's current secretary and webmaster.