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About the Leopoldina

The Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina has been the German National Academy of Sciences since 2008. It addresses key issues of particular significance for the future of society from a scientific perspective and independently of economic or political interests, shares its findings with policymakers and the public and puts these issues up for discussion on a national and international level.

Presidium & Boards

The Leopoldina is led by a Presidium whose members are elected by the Senate.

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History of the Academy

The Leopoldina was founded by four physicians in the Free Imperial City of Schweinfurt in 1652...

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Study Centre

Leopoldina Study Centre for the History of Science and Academies.

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Academy projects and research projects

Long-term basic research in the humanities...

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Archive

The Leopoldina has one of the oldest academy archives in the world...

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Library

The library was founded in 1731. Containing over 260,000 books, monographs and journals…

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Awards

The Leopoldina awards medals and prizes for outstanding scientific and academic achievements.

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Job offers

Current job offers are available in German only.

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CONTACT

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Academy Office
Jägerberg 1
06108 Halle (Saale)

Phone 0345 - 47 239 - 600
Fax 0345 - 47 239 - 919
E-Mail leopoldina @leopoldina.org