Gedenkstele 2009 Der Vorsitzende des Leopoldina Freundeskreises, Dr.-Ing. Horst Dietz, und der Präsident der Leopoldina, Prof. Dr. Volker ter Meulen, enthüllen die Gedenkstele. Foto: Markus Scholz/ Leopoldina

Memorial Stele for the Victims of National Socialism

On the initiative of the Presidium of the  National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and generously supported by the Leopoldina Academy Circle of Friends reg. ass, a memorial stele in the inner courtyard of the Academy buildings in Halle (Saale) commemorates the Academy members who were killed in concentration camps during the National Socialist regime. The

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Internationale Tagung im Kloster Banz 2008 Luftaufnahme des Kloster Banz Foto:

International Conference at Banz Monastery

Dangerous hospital bacteria were the focus of Greifswald researchers at the conference in Banz Monastery, organised by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Leopoldina. Aerial view of Banz Monastery Photo:

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Festakt zur Ernennung der Nationalen Akademie der Wissenschaften

Ceremony for the appointment of the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

The Leopoldina was officially appointed Germany’s National Academy of Sciences on Monday the 14th of July 2008. The appointment took place during a ceremony in Halle. As early as 1677, the Leopoldina was named an Imperial Academy of the Holy Roman Empire by Emperor Leopold I. and appointed the Leopoldina the Imperial Academy of the

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