Organisation

The German Academy for Language and Literature has the legal form of a registered association (eingetragener Verein). The Academy is a public sector organization supported by private sponsors. Its organs are: 1. the General Assembly, which has the final say on the election of new members, elects the Executive Committee and commissions and plays an advisory role on all matters concerning the Academy; 2. The Executive Committee, which forms the board of the Academy according to Academy bylaws; 3. The Board of Trustees, which advises and supports the Academy. Comprised of Academy members, a series of committees, which include the commissions, have also been set up to deal with specific duties.

Executive Committee
Board of Trustees
Commission

Commission

Kommission für den Friedrich-Gundolf-Preis für die Vermittlung deutscher Kultur im Ausland

Irène Heidelberger-Leonard, Michael Krüger, Per Øhrgaard, llma Rakusa (chair), Miguel Sáenz, Joachim Sartorius und Leszek Żyliński

Kommission für den Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis für Übersetzung

Iso Camartin, Elisabeth Edl (chair), Aris Fioretos, Zsuzsanna Gahse, Daniel Göske, Susanne Lange und Ernst Osterkamp

Kommission für Zuwahlen

Lukas Bärfuss, Daniel Göske, Reinhard Jirgl, Michael Lentz, Monika Rinck, Marisa Siguan, Michael Stolleis and Jan Wagner

Kommission für Publikationen

Anne Bohnenkamp-Renken, Iso Camartin, Heinrich Detering, Elisabeth Edl, Maja Haderlap, Peter Hamm, Felicitas Hoppe, Michael Krüger, Klaus Reichert and Ulrich Weinzierl

Kommission für die Wüstenrot-Reihe

Members of the Academy: Heinrich Detering, Maja Haderlap, Ursula Krechel

Sprachkommission

Elisabeth Edl, Peter Eisenberg, Catherine Fabricius-Hansen, Andreas Gardt, Hans-Martin Gauger, Michael Hagner, Wolfgang Klein (chair), Beatrice Primus, Jürgen Schiewe, Claudia Schmölders and Ingo Schulze

Ehrenausschuss

Kurt Flasch, Hans-Martin Gauger, Erica Pedretti, Albrecht Schöne und Michael Stolleis