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2021 Elected members

Election and registration of new members 2021.

Karl Fuchs (1932 - 2021)

Professor Dr. Karl Fuchs, distinguished member of the Earth and Cosmic Sciences section, passed away on 22 March 2021 after a remarkable scientific career.
Read the obituary by Hans Thybo, MAE and Sierd Cloetingh, president of Academia Europaea.

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.


André Mischke YAE Prize 2021 awarded to Professor Marian Verhelst.

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.

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.

Erasmus Medal

The Academia Europaea are pleased to award an Erasmus Medal to the internationally renowned Mathematician and Physicist, and Professor (emeritus) of Mathematics, Oxford University.
The event will take place on Thursday 21st October, 2021.


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

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.

Donald Dingwell elected to the Royal Society

Prof. Donald B. Dingwell, Academia Europaea Vice-President and a member of the Earth and Cosmic Sciences section of Academia Europaea elected as Fellow of the Royal Society.

Christian Dustmann

Professor Christian Dustmann, member of the Economics, business and management sciences section of Academia Europaea has been awarded the Carl-Friedrich-von-Weizsäcker-Prize 2020.

Arctic Marine Operations and Shipping

Arctic Marine Operations and Shipping: Green Initiatives and Challenges”, organized by the Academia Europaea Bergen Knowledge Hub (AE-Bergen), Pacific Environment, University of Bergen, and Arctic Frontiers on April 7th 2021, is now available as a recording.

Postdoc position

Bioelectrodynamics Research team, Institute of Photonics and Electronics of the Czech Academy of Sciences.
Position can be started from June 2021, but no later than January 2022.

2021 Abel Prize

Academia Europaea are proud to announce the award of the 2021 Abel Prize to the distinguished member Professor László Lovász MAE, the Academic Director of the AE Budapest Knowledge Hub and a member of the Mathematics section of Academia Europaea.

AE Newsletter March 2021

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

Andrei Sakharov

An article by István Hargittai, member of the Chemical sciences section on the occasion of the centenary of the birth of Andrei Sakharov.
Published in the European Review.
Open access.

COVID-19 Information

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

Academia Europaea Information Leaflet 2020

A new information leaflet about Academia Europaea now available.

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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