Council

The Council is the institutional centre of the Academy and is led by the President. Its tasks are centered on the scientific work of the Academy. It consists of: the members of the Board, up to fifteen scientific members, the spokespersons of the interdisciplinary research groups and initiatives, and three chairs of the commissions responsible for the long-term projects, as well as the Rapporteurs on Academy Policy and the spokespersons of the research staff, each with advisory status.


The Council decides on the Academy’s programme of scientific work and on matters of scholarly principle. This includes:

 

  • Decisions on the creation, extension and ending of research groups and their organisation.
  • Decisions on the creation, extension and ending of long-term projects and their organisation
  • Activation of the Committee for Academy Projects
  • The establishment and announcement of prizes
  • Proposals for selection of new members, election of new members


Members of the Council

Mitchell Ash, Michael Borgolte, Horst Bredekamp, Harald Budelmann, Eva Cancik-KirschbaumOlaf DösselPhilip van der EijkThomas ElsässerHans-Joachim Freund, Peter Gaehtgens, Deltev GantenMartin Grötschel (Chairman), Peter HegemannIrmela Hijiya-Kirschnereit, Bernd Hillemeier, Tatjana HörnleReinhard F. Hüttl, Bernhard Jussen, Wolfgang Klein, Reinhold Kliegl, Wolfgang KnöblMartin KorteGudrun Krämer, Ulrike Kuhlmann, Carola LentzReinhard Lipowsky, Max LöhningChristoph MarkschiesAxel Meyer, Herfried Münkler, Wolfgang Neugebauer, Julian Nida-RümelinKlaus Petermann, Andreas Radbruch, Tonio Sebastian RichterJoachim Sauer, Constance Scharff, Uwe SchimankDörte SchmidtPeter SeebergerAndreas Seidel-Morgenstern, Thomas Sikora, Peter WeingartChristine Windbichler, Michael Zürn

 

Academic policy rapporteur

Dietmar Eifler, Christine Windbichler


Spokespersons of the Research Staff

Ulrike Jansen, Marco Scheider (with advisory status)

Contact
Dr. Karin Elisabeth Becker
Leiterin des Präsidialbüros
Präsidialbüro
Tel.: +49 (0)30 20370 241
becker(at)bbaw.de 
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