Finnish Academy of Science and Letters
The Finnish Academy of Science and Letters (Finnish Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia; Latin Academia Scientiarum Fennica) is a Finnish learned society. It was founded in 1908 as a Finnish-language counterpart of the Swedish-language Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters, which had existed since 1838.
The academy has a total of 328 seats for Finnish members. When a member of the academy turns 65 years, his seat is free for selection of a new member, but he remains a full member until death. The seats are divided into two sections
Section of Science
- Mathematics and Computer Science 28 members
- Physics and Astronomy 26 members
- Geosciences 24 members
- Chemistry 21 members
- Biology 22 members
- Agriculture and Forestry 22 members
- Medicine 46 members
- Category:Members of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters
- Finnish Academy of Science and Letters, official website
- The Finnish Academy of Science and Letters, a presentation (at the website of the University of St Andrews).