The Class Structure of the Academy

The Academy of Sciences and Literature | Mainz is divided into three classes: the Class of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, the Class of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Class of Literature and Music. Each class comprises up to 50 full and corresponding members. An Ordinary membership requires residence in the Federal Republic of Germany; corresponding members can be elected from Germany and abroad.

The Class of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

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The Class of Mathematics and Natural Sciences focuses on long-term observations and data collections in the fields of basic biological and geoscientific research, including biodiversity and climate research.

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The Class of Humanities and Social Sciences

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The Class of Humanities and Social Sciences supervises long-term projects. The emphasis is on the publication of scientific dictionaries, the edition of sources and inscriptions. In this context, electronic media are becoming increasingly important for the implementation of projects and the publication of results.

Projects Members

 

The Class of Literature and Music

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The academy has its own class of literature as a unique feature within the Union of the German Academies of Sciences and Humanities. In 2010, the class was extended by the field of Music.

Further Information

Projekte  Mitglieder