!!Academic Management

The scholarly interests of the Academia are managed through a __class__ and __section__ structure.
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On election, all members are assigned to a section. At the present time there are twenty academic sections covering History & Archaeology; Classics & Oriental Studies; Linguistic Studies; Literary & Theatrical Studies; Musicology & History of Art & Architecture; Philosophy, Theology & Religious Studies; Behavioural Sciences; Social Sciences; Law; Economics, Business and Management Sciences; Mathematics; Informatics; Physics and Engineering Sciences; Chemical Sciences; Earth and Cosmic Sciences; Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Cell Biology; Physiology and Medicine; Organismic and Evolutionary Biology; and Applied and Translational Biology.
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Each section has a committee of its members to provide a focus for interaction with members. The chairs of the section committees are ''de facto'' members of the Council of the Academia Europaea. 
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Council appoints three representatives from its number to serve on the Board of Trustees. One member to act as liaison for Science Sections; the others to represent the Humanities and Independant members of Council respectively.
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Section committees operate under [rules of procedure|Section_Committees_Policy_2011.pdf] and terms of reference.
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Each section has the responsibility for identifying potential new members of the Academia and for developing activities of relevance to that domain. 
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!For the purposes of nomination and election of new members to  the Academy sections are grouped into one of four Classes. These are: 

*__Class A1__ - Humanities and Arts%%(margin-left:65px;) __Class Chair:__ [Prof. Svend Erik Larsen|User/Larsen_Svend_Erik], __Deputy Class Chair:__ [Professor Poul Holm|Member/Holm_Poul]

*__Class A2__ - Social and Related Sciences%%(margin-left:12px;) __Class Chair:__ [Prof. Björn Wittrock|Member/Wittrock_Björn]

*__Class B__ - Exact Sciences%%(margin-left:105px;) __Class Chair:__ [Prof. Don Dingwell|User/Dingwell_Donald]

*__Class C__ - Life Sciences%%(margin-left:118px;) __Class Chair:__ [Prof. Alexei Verkhratsky|User/Verkhratsky_Alexei], __Deputy Class Chair:__ [Professor Robert Zorec|Member/Zorec_Robert] 
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Each Class has a Chair to coordinate the assessment process and develop the membership structure and composition policy in consultation with the Council and on behalf of the Board of Trustees.
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See also [how to become a member|Acad_Main/Membership/Becoming_a_member]. 
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__Documents__
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*The current [list|Section chairs list 16  November 2017.pdf] of Section Chairs and committee members (November 16, 2017)
*[Section Committees: structure, management, objectives|Section_Committees_Policy_2011.pdf]