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Two of the projects within the Academies’ Programme (Akademienprogramm) that are handled by the state academies which are members of the Union of German Academies of Sciences and Humanities (Union der deutschen Akademien der Wissenschaften) were mentored by the Leopoldina, a new project has begun in 2013. The Academies' Programme promotes long-term fundamental research in the humanities.

Leopoldina Edition: Goethe. Writings on Natural Science

The annotated historical-critical edition Goethe – Writings on Natural Science.

Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919): Edition of letters

The Academy programme is dedicated to editing the letters of the zoologist and philosopher Ernst Haeckel.

Science and Religion in the 18th Century

‘Natural Science’ and Religion at the Leopoldina in the Age of the Enlightenment

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History of the Leopoldina in the first half of the 20th century

Associated Research Project of the Humboldt University Berlin

Christian Gottfried Daniel Nees von Esenbeck – Edition of letters

The Academy Project was devoted to life and work of Nees von Esenbeck.

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German Scientists in South America

The relevance of Leopoldina members for the establishment of the natural sciences in South America

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European Academies’ International Relationships 1914-1924

Research project at the Leopoldina Study Centre




Prof. Dr. Rainer Godel

Project Director, Centre for Science Studies

Phone 0345 - 47 239 - 115
Fax 0345 - 47 239 - 139
E-Mail rainer.godel @leopoldina.org