Antje Wiener has been elected to the Academia Europaea 2020
29 July 2020
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Antje Wiener has been elected to the Academia Europaea 2020. The Academia Europaea (formed in 1988) is the pan-European academy of science, humanities and letters, with a membership of over 4000 eminent scholars, drawn from all countries of Europe, and all disciplines, nationalities and geographical locations. The object of Academia Europaea is the advancement and propagation of excellence in scholarship in the humanities, law, the economic, social, and political sciences, mathematics, medicine, and all branches of natural and technological sciences anywhere in the world for the public benefit and for the advancement of the education of the public of all ages in the aforesaid subjects in Europe. The Academia Europaea is a functioning European Academy of Humanities, Letters and Sciences, composed of individual members. Membership is by invitation. Invitations are made only after peer group nomination, scrutiny and confirmation as to the scholarship and eminence of the individual in their chosen field. Election is confirmed by the Council of the Academia. Members are drawn from across the whole European continent, not only western Europe. Members also include European scholars who are resident in other regions of the world. Amongst them are seventy-two Nobel Laureates, several of whom were elected to the Academia before they received the prize. The Academia Europaea provides independent and impartial advice to European institutions, governments and international agencies concerning matters affecting science, scholarship and academic life in Europe. It encourages and assists collaboration between scholars and centres of scholarship in Europe. For Further information about the Academia Europaea Website visit the Academia Europaea Website and Antje Wiener’s Academia Europaea profile.