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The Coordinating Committee of the National Academy of Sciences

The Leopoldina has been fulfilling its role of providing science-based advice to society and policy-makers since its appointment as the National Academy of Sciences on 14 July 14 2008. In this capacity, it works in close collaboration with the German Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) and the Union of the German Academies of Sciences and Humanities. The Leopoldina has established a coordinating committee, which is chaired by its president.

The coordinating committee meets quarterly and discusses the topics for their joint working groups which in turn develop statements or recommendations.

Leopoldina members of the Coordinating Committee

  • Prof. Dr. Jörg Hacker, President of the Leopoldina, Chair of the Committee
  • Prof. Dr. Bärbel Friedrich
  • Prof. Dr. Frank Rösler, Member of the Leopoldina Presidium

German Academy of Science and Engineering - acatech Members of the Coordinating Committee

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dieter Spath, President acatech
  • Karl-Heinz Streibich, President acatech
  • Prof. Dr. Reinhard F. Hüttl, Vice President acatech

On behalf of the Union of German Academies of Sciences and Humanities

  • Prof. Dr. Martin Grötschl, President of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
  • Prof. Dr. Hanns Hatt, President of the Union of German Academies of Sciences and Humanities
  • Prof. Dr. Andreas Gardt, President of the Göttingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities

CONTACT

Leopoldina

Elmar König

Head of Department Science – Policy – Society, Head of Berlin Office

Phone 030 - 203 8997 - 460
Fax 030 - 203 8997 - 409
E-Mail elmar.koenig @leopoldina.org