Diversifying Academia Europaea’s membership - An update from our Graz Information Centre#

Following the latest nomination cycle, our Graz Information Centre shares insights into Academia Europaea's nomination statistics.

  • During the most recent nomination period, Academia Europaea received 618 nominations for membership, a significant 23% increase compared to the previous year.
  • Among the 618 nominations, 23% were attributed to female candidates. While the overall representation of female nominees remains modest, in Humanities and Arts (Class A1), 47% of the nominees were female.
  • Additionally, 31% of the nominations were from foreign candidates, a substantial 72% increase from the previous year's figures.
  • In terms of Classes, Exact Sciences (Class B ) received the highest proportion of nominations at 41%.
  • China, Germany, and the UK once again emerged as the top contributing countries, jointly representing 45% of the total nominations. Despite efforts to boost representation from "Widening countries*," there has not been a substantial increase in nominations from these regions.

*Widening countries: Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Georgia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Tunisia, Turkey and Ukraine.

The next nomination cycle opens on 1st October.#

More about AE’s Graz Information Centre #

The Graz Information Centre was founded in 2010 with the purpose of increasing the visibility of Academia Europaea and its Members. The establishment of the Centre was made possible by a joint agreement between Academia Europaea and Graz University of Technology.

The Centre oversees the management of Academia Europaea's official website and provides comprehensive technical support. The Centre is also responsible for membership administration and the development of the support infrastructure for the voting, nominations and elections processes.

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