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Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften
Corporate body under public law (Federal Law Gazette (BGBl) 569/1921 as amended by Federal Law Gazette (BGBl) I 31/2018)
Dr. Ignaz Seipel-Platz 2, 1010 Vienna, Austria
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The Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (Austrian Academy of Sciences) has the statutory mission to promote science in every way. As a learned society the OeAW cultivates the discourse and cooperation of science with the public, politics and business. As the largest institution of non-university basic research in the country, the OeAW conducts application-open basic research at the highest international level at its 28 institutes.
President: Univ.-Prof. Dr. phil. Heinz Faßmann
Vice President: Univ.-Prof. DI Dr. techn. Ulrike Diebold
Class President: Univ.-Prof. Dr. iur. Christiane Wendehorst LL.M. (CANTAB.)
Class President: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Baumjohann
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