Organs and Committees
The current board of directors of the Union of Academies consists of the President Prof. Dr. Christoph Markschies, Vice President Prof. Dr. Reiner Anderl and Prof. Dr. Daniel Göske and the Chair of the Scientific Commission, Prof. Dr. Irene Dingel. The office, headed by Secretary General Dr. Dagmar Oertel, supports the board in fulfilling its tasks.
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.