Bodies and Committees
The Scientific Committee has the function of advising and supporting the Board of Directors in all scientific matters of the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung. Its rules of internal procedure and electoral regulations require the approval of the Administrative Board.
The Scientific Committee is composed of the departmental heads as the assigned members as well as nine elected members. These members are elected for a period of four years and can be re-elected. Actively and passively eligible to vote are all scientific employees holding a doctoral degree or accepted comparable qualifications.