The Presidium of the Academy

Composed of the Academy's chief officials, of the chairs of the scientific sections and of members elected by the General Assembly, the Presidium is the principal decision-making body of the Academy in between General Assemblies. It is accountable for its decisions to same.

Presiding over the Presidium is the current President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA).

Members of the Presidium are

Voting members

Elected chief officers of the Academy

Tamás Freund, F.M.
President of MTA

László Kollár, F.M.
Secretary-General of MTA

Anna Erdei, F.M.
Deputy Secretary-General of MTA

Vanda Lamm, F.M.
Vice-President of MTA (social sciences)

Ferenc Hudecz, F.M.
Vice-President of MTA (natural sciences)

György Kosztolányi, F.M.
Vice-President of MTA (life sciences)

Elected chairs of the scientific sections

Balázs Borsos, C.M.
Chair of Section I

Elek Benkő, F.M.
Chair of Section II

Zsolt Páles, F.M.
Chair of Section III

Ervin Balázs, F.M.
Chair of Section IV

Veronika Ádám, F.M.
Chair of Section V

Sándor Imre, C.M.
Chair of Section VI

András Perczel, F.M.
Chair of Section VII

László Lénárd, F.M.
Chair of Section VIII

Péter Halmai, F.M.
Chair of Section IX

János Haas, F.M.
Chair of Section X

István Csabai, C.M.
Chair of Section XI

Members elected by the General Assembly

Eörs Szathmáry, F.M.
Valéria Csépe, F.M.
András Stipsicz, F.M.

Members elected by the General Assembly to represent Doctors of Science

László Csernoch, DSc
Erzsébet Kovács, Csc
Miklós Telek, DSc

Representing Regional Committees of the MTA

András Gelencsér, C.M.
Chair of Veszprém Regional Committee

Consulting members

László Borhy, F.M.
President of the Hungarian Rectors' Conference

Enikő Bollobás, F.M.
Editor-in-Chief of Magyar Tudomány

Károly Kocsis, F.M.
Chair, Hungarian Science Abroad Presidential Committee

Gábor L. Kovács, F.M.
President of the Supervisory Committee

Katalin Kamarás, F.M.
President of the Doctors' Council

László Hunyady, F.M.
President of the Qualification Council for Research Centres

István Monok, DSc
Director General of the Library and Information Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Other invited members of the Secretariat

Gergely Bőhm
Head of the President's Secretariat

Andrea Balla
Head of the Secretary-General's Secretariat