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It is with great pleasure and pride that we announce the election of Prof. Dr. Klaus Herbers, Director of the IKGF, as President of the prestigious Union Académique Internationale (International Union of Academies, UAI). The UAI is the global organization of national academies in the fields of the humanities and social sciences. Its aims are to initiate, recognize, foster and fund basic long-term international research projects. Created in 1919 in Paris with a general secretariat established in Brussels, the UAI comprises at the moment more than a hundred academies from 63 countries from all continents. We congratulate Prof. Herbers on his election!

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