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Stig Strömholm

Stig Strömholm, the third President of Academia Europaea celebrates his 90th birthday.

Warner T. Koiter Medal

Professor Gerhard A. Holzapfel, member of the Physics and Engineering Science section of the Academy, is the recipient of the 2021 Warner T. Koiter Medal.


Professor Benno Werlen has launched an international initiative to highlight the significance of attaining the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) before the 2030 target date.

Nomination cycle 2021-2022

Academia Europaea members are invited to submit nominations for membership.
The nomination cycle 2021/2022 will close on 31 December 2021.

2021 William Prager Medalist

Professor Gerhard A. Holzapfel, member of the Physics and Engineering Science section of the Academy, was awarded the prestigious William Prager Medal.

Barcelona Hypatia European Science Prize

Call for Nominations for the Barcelona Hypatia European Science Prize (3rd edition, Humanities and Social Sciences).
Deadline for nominations: September 30, 2021.

Climate and Biodiversity Crisis

Key Messages from European Science Academies for UNFCCC COP26 and CBD COP15:
The urgency of the climate and biodiversity crises requires closer coordination between UNFCCC and CBD.
EASAC publishes a Commentary summarizing EASAC’s ten years of scientific analysis covering environmental, energy and biosciences set against the scary backdrop of an inexorable increase in temperature and humidity.

Donald Dingwell member of the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador

We are pleased to report that professor Don Dingwell, Chair of Class B (exact and Natural Sciences), Academic Director of the AE Knowledge Hub - Munich, has received the highest honour from the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

AE Newsletter August 2021

Read the newsletter from the President of Academia Europaea, Professor Sierd Cloetingh.
August 2021.

SAPEA Call for nomination of experts

Call for the nomination of experts to take part in a SAPEA Working Group on ‘Strategic crisis management in the EU: Improving EU crisis prevention, preparedness, response and resilience’

Earth Our Living Planet

The Earth System and its Co-evolution With Organisms.
A new publication by Philippe Bertrand and Louis Legendre, member of the Earth and Cosmic Sciences section.

European Young Researchers’ Award (EYRA)

The 10th call for the 2022 European Young Researchers' Award is now open. The call open for applicants in PhD and Postdoc category.
The deadline for the 2022 call for both awards is Friday September 17, 2021 at 12:00pm CEST.

Shalini Randeria CEU Rector and President

Professor Shalini Randeria, member of the Governance, Institutions and Policies: Education, Health and Welfare section of Academia Europaea, has been elected the 6th Rector and President of Central European University (CEU).

My time as President of Academia Europaea

Professor Sierd Cloetingh reflects on his time as President of Academia Europaea.

Participation of Switzerland under Horizon Europe

Academia Europaea unreservedly endorses and supports the concerns as expressed in the open letter of the European STI Councils and Advisory Bodies and other Science Organisations on the Participation of Switzerland under Horizon Europe.

GÖMBÖC piece to Roger Penrose

As a compliment to the award of the 2020 Erasmus medal of the Academia Europaea, Professor Roger Penrose will also receive a unique GÖMBÖC piece.

Erasmus Medal

The Academia Europaea are pleased to award an Erasmus Medal to Professor Roger Penrose, internationally renowned Mathematician and Physicist and Professor (emeritus) of Mathematics, Oxford University.
The event will take place on Wednesday 20 October, 2021.


Deadline for the nomination: 31st of October 2021 (midnight GMT).

2021 Elected members

Election and registration of new members 2021.

Bergen Knowledge Hub

The signing ceremony of the agreement for a new 4 year contract between Academia Europaea and the University of Bergen.
View the video of the signing ceremony.

Transcending the Postmodern

The Singular Response of Literature to the Transmodern Paradigm.
A new book by Susana Onega and Jean-Michel Ganteau, members of the Literary and theatrical studies section.

COVID-19 Information

Academia Europaea provides links to information and research about the coronavirus.

Gold Award

The Gold Award of Academia Europaea will be awarded to Professor Ole Petersen MAE FRS for his contribution to the development of European Science.

Marja Makarow new President of the AE

Academia Europaea elects Professor Marja Makarow as the next President.
Prof. Makarow takes up the role in October 2021.

Assessing the Impact of Plan S

Read and download the report on the international symposium on the impact of Plan S on researchers, research-intensive institutions, societies and publishers.
The event was organised by the AE Cardiff Hub with KU Leuven Libraries.


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