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About the Leopoldina

The Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina has been the German National Academy of Sciences since 2008. It scientifically reviews and addresses key issues of prospective significance to society. The Academy operates irrespective of political and economic objectives. Its findings are conveyed to policy makers and the public alike and are nationally and internationally advocated.

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Presidium & Boards

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

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Cooperation

The Leopoldina closely cooperates with other science institutions.

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Study Centre

Coordinating all the academy’s activities regarding the history, theory and philosophy of science.

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Academy projects and research projects

Long-term basic research in the humanities.

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Archive

In one of the oldest academy archives in the world, the Leopoldina contains documents from more than 360 years.

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Library

Founded in 1731 in Nuremberg, the Leopoldina's library contains more than 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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Jägerberg 1
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Phone 0345 - 47 239 - 600
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