Organs and Committees
The Board of the Union consists of the president and the vice-president. The president handles the affairs of the Union and, together with the vice-presidents, represents the Union externally. The work of the Board is supported by the Union’s Head Office.
The Union’s membership consists of the eight German academies of sciences and humanities. The general assembly of the Union receives and approves the report of the executive board, establishes the budget and also decides on the admission of new members and on any amendments to the statutes.