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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.

German Scientists in South America

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

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Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919): Edition of letters

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


Research project at the Leopoldina Study Centre

Leopoldina Edition: Goethe. Writings on Natural Science

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

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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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