Antonio Loprieno is elected next President of ALLEA
Prof. Antonio Loprieno was elected to become the next President of ALLEA, the the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities, by the ALLEA Member Academies in Budapest last week. Prof. Loprieno, who is also President of the Austrian Science Board (Österreichischer Wissenschaftsrat), will assume his position during the next General Assembly at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Sofia in May 2018, following the end of the second term of ALLEA President Günter Stock. Prof. Loprieno was Rector of the University of Basel (2006-2015) and President of the Conference of University Rectors in Switzerland (2008- 2015). Currently he is also President of the Swiss Studies Foundation, amongst others.
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Photo: ALLEA President Günter Stock congratulates Antonio Loprieno following his election as next President of ALLEA. Credit: MTA/Szigeti TamásTOP