Ongoing research projects of the Academy Programme

The Class of Humanities and Social Sciences


In the Humanities and Social Sciences Class, long-term projects are supervised. The main focus is on the publication of scientific dictionaries, editions of sources and inscriptions, and much more. Electronic media are becoming increasingly important for the implementation of the projects and the publication of the results.



Musicological editions


Represented by the Academy of Sciences and Literature Mainz, the Union of the German Academies of Sciences and Humanities is currently coordinating 19 long-term musicological edition and documentation projects within the framework of joint funding by the federal and state governments.

Projects Information


Other projects


In addition to the projects of the Academy Programme, various other research projects have been and are being carried out at the academy. These include interdisciplinary projects and joint projects implemented with other institutions.



Information on the Academy Programme

The Academy Programme is the largest long-term research program in the Federal Republic of Germany for basic research in the humanities and social sciences.

Further information can be found on the website of the Academies' Union.

Flyer on the Academy Programme

Informationen for applicants

Call for proposals for the Research Programme of the German Academies of Sciences and Humanities (Academy Programme) for 2024

Call for proposals

All ongoing and completed projects at a glance

Overview of the Academy's ongoing and completed research projects.

Project overview

List of employees

Overview of the staff and the projects of the Academy.

List of employees

Project brochure

2021 Edition

Akademie-Policy on open research data.