A Senate assists the Academy with fundamental issues. Its tasks also include promoting the Academy’s public work.

Members of the OeAW Senate

Wolfgang Sobotka (Chair)
President of the Austrian National Council

Michael Häupl
Former mayor of Vienna

Christoph Grabenwarter
President of the Austrian Constitutional Court

Johanna Rachinger
Director-General of the Austrian National Library

Delegate of the Austrian Council for Research and Technology Development

Delegate of the Austrian Science Board

Christine Langenfeld
Judge at the German federal constitutional court

Cattina Leitner
DORDA Attorneys at Law and Chair of the University Board of the WU Vienna

Andreas Barner
Chair of the supervisory board of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung GmbH


For further information see the Statute of the OeAW.