The Presiding Committee is the Academy’s governing board and supreme executive body. It comprises the President, the Vice President and two Division Presidents. Currently the Presiding Committee is formed by President Heinz Faßmann, Vice President Ulrike Diebold, Division President Christiane Wendehorst and Division President Wolfgang Baumjohann.

The members of the Presiding Committee are elected by the General Assembly of the full members of the Academy.  In line with the dual control principle, the President and the Vice President are responsible for the management and agendas of the OeAW’s research institutes and the two Division Presidents are responsible for the member activities of both OeAW divisions.


 

President

Heinz Faßmann

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Vice President

Ulrike Diebold

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President of the Division of Humanities and the Social Sciences

Christiane Wendehorst

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President of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences

Wolfgang Baumjohann

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