The Academy of Sciences of Bologna Institute nominated Professor Burkhard Hess as Corresponding Non-Resident Foreign Academician.
The Academy of Sciences of Bologna Institute nominated Professor Burkhard Hess as Corresponding Non-Resident Foreign Academician. On 21 November 2016, Professor Dr. Dres. h.c. Burkhard Hess (Executive Director of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law, and Professor at the Faculty of Law of the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany, as well as of the University of Luxembourg) has been accepted as corresponding Non-Resident Foreign Academician in the Class of Moral Sciences (Humanities).
The Academy of Sciences Institute of Bologna has a history of more than three centuries having been founded in 1690. Greatest and most famous Italian and foreign scientists were members of the Academy. Members of the Academy of Sciences are divided into two classes: Class of Physical Sciences and Class of Moral Sciences, these two classes are divided into several sections with the following membership types: Academic Staff, Academic Corresponding Residents, Academicians and Corresponding Non-Resident Foreign Academicians.