The Leopoldina today has around 1,500 members from more than 30 countries. In its history, more than 7,000 personalities were admitted to the Academy, a total of 178 of them were awarded a Nobel Prize. More than 30 current members of the Leopoldina are Nobel laureates.
Since its appointment as a National Academy in 2008, the Leopoldina has published more than 130 statements, recommendations and discussion papers, inter alia, in association with the Union of the German Academies of Sciences and Humanities, acatech - National Academy of Science and Engineering and other scientific organizations. At the head quarter in Halle (Saale) and the Berlin office, around 90 employees are currently working for the Academy.
Leopoldina Staff in September 2016