Foreign Academy Members and Fellows
The object of Academia Europaea is the advancement and propagation of excellence in scholarship in the humanities, law, the economic, social, and political sciences, mathematics, medicine, and all branches of natural and technological sciences anywhere in the world for the public benefit and for the advancement of the education of the public of all ages. The aim of the Academy is to promote European research, advise governments and international organisations in scientific matters, and further interdisciplinary and international research.
Academia Sinica, the most preeminent academic institution of the Republic of China (Taiwan), was founded in China in 1928 to promote and undertake scholarly research in the sciences and humanities. In 1949, Academia Sinica was re-established in Taipei.
The Academy of Athens supports scientific research, participates in international scientific organisations, carries out publications, grants scholarships, and confers awards and honorary distinctions
Members of the National Academy of Engineering, Mexico are committed to fostering innovation and excellence in research, teaching, and professional activity within the public and private sector.
The Academy of Finland’s mission is to fund high-quality scientific research, provide expertise in science and science policy, and strengthen the position of science and research. They are an agency within the administrative branch of the Finnish Ministry of Education, Science and Culture.
Dedicated Academy members work to preserve, strengthen and further develop the scientific and technological potential of the Republic of Bashkortostan in Russia and around the world.
The OeAW is the leading Austrian non-university institution for science and research; it stands for social discourse, the transfer of knowledge and basic research at the highest international level.
The Chinese Academy of Sciences is the nation’s highest academic institution in natural sciences in addition to its top scientific and technological advisory body, and national comprehensive research and development center in natural sciences and technology.
Foreign members are top scientists in their fields who join members of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts in promoting research and providing solutions to the world's critical challenges.
Viterbi faculty are also elected members of the European Academy of Sciences (EAS). Established in 1999, the EAS's goal is to link universities, research organizations, industries, and governmental bodies to help economies in flagging regions of Europe. It is devoted to promoting excellence in science and technology and their essential roles in fostering social and economic development and progress.
The French Academy of Sciences selects its members from amongst the most eminent scholars around the world.
Ever since it was created in 1666, the Academy has been resolutely committed to the advancement of science and has advised government authorities in those matters and issues deemed within its remit. Today, the Academy’s Members discharge their missions, to the Nation and the Academy's foundations, in standing committees and working parties set up by the Academy.
The Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), founded in 1987, comprises India’s most distinguished engineers, engineer-scientists and technologists covering the entire spectrum of engineering disciplines. The aims and objects of the Academy are to promote and advance the practice of engineering and technology, related sciences and disciplines and their applications to problems of national importance. INAE also encourages inventions, investigations, and research in pursuit of excellence in the field of engineering.
The NAS RA is the top scientific institution of the Republic, based upon historical, scholarly, cultural and educational knowledge and traditions of the Armenian Nation. It is called upon to consolidate the efforts of scientists to do research in many fields of science, to identify and to reconsider the legacy of the Nation in order to improve national security as well as social and economic problems.
India's oldest and one of the world's most prestigious organizations, the National Academy of Sciences India was created to provide a national forum for research, publication and the exchange of ideas among its elected members.
Established in 1955, the Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences (NTVA) is a member of the independent International Council of Academies of Engineering (CAETS, inducted 1990) and of the European Council of Applied Sciences and Engineering (Euro-CASE). It is dedicated to the promotion of education in the technological and natural sciences through international collaboration and active dissemination of such educational activities to governments and the public. Founding CAETS members include the U.S. National Academy of Engineering; the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering; the Royal Academy of Engineering, UK; the Academy of Engineering, Mexico; and the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.
Fellows and Foreign Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering comprise one of the world's most eminent gathering of scholars and professionals to promote excellence in the science, art and the practice of engineering.
Several faculty are elected members or foreign members of The Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, one of academia's largest and most authoritative organizations. They are part of a five-thousand person membership that supports education and applied scientific research.
Headquartered in Moscow, the Academy (RAS) is considered a civil, self-governed, non-commercial organization chartered by the Government of Russia. Members of RAS are elected based on their scientific contributions – election to membership is considered very prestigious. At the beginning of April 2020, the Academy had 2021 living Russian members and 486 foreign members.
Since the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts was founded by law (as the Serbian Royal Academy) in 1886, it has been the highest academic institution in Serbia. Members of the prominent Serbian Academy contribute to the international exchange of research and joint research projects.
The Millennium Technology Prize is the world's biggest technology prize and it is awarded by Technology Academy Finland, an independent fund established by Finnish industry and the Finnish state in partnership.
Published on October 27th, 2016
Last updated on August 10th, 2023