General Assembly

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The General Assembly is the highest single decision-making body of Science Europe. It consists of representatives of each of the Member Organisations at their top decision-making level (i.e. President, Chief Executive, Director General) and may have high-level observers from external bodies. The first General Assembly took place on 21 October 2011 in Berlin.

Member Organisations are Research Funding and Performing Organisations. Members are agreed by the General Assembly based on recommendations to the Governing Board by a Membership Committee.

The General Assembly is currently chaired by Science Europe’s President, Michael Matlosz.


(Tallinn, 12 October 2017) The Tallinn Call for Action is released today by the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU. It repeats the recommendation from Science Europe’s July 2017 Position Statement ‘On A New Vision for More Meaningful Research Impact Assessment’. Read more

(26/09/17) European R&I community urgently calls to revise the TDM exception in the copyright reform... read more

(07/09/17) New Symposium Report on impact and the societal value of science... read more

(07/09/17) International coalition joins together to halt potentially harmful copyright reform... read more

(04/09/2017) New Workshop Report on cross-border collaboration and portfolio management of Research more

(11/07/17) Let's talk about the value of research, not just its impact... read more


Discover the new Position Statement on a New Vision for More Meaningful Research Impact Assessment... read more