The Finnish Academy of Science and Letters is a registered organisation, whose highest authority is wielded by the general meeting. The Academy’s meetings include the statutory and extraordinary meetings. There are two annual statutory meetings, one in the spring and one in the autumn.
The Finnish Academy of Science and Letters is managed and represented by the Board of the Academy.
The Board is responsible for representing and managing the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters. The Board is also in charge of the Academy’s strategy. The Board comprises of nine ordinary members of the academy as follows: the head of the Academy as Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, two secretaries of the sections and four additional members elected annually.
The Chair and Vice Chair of the Academy are elected for a term of two calendar years, alternately from the two sections: the section of science and the section of the humanities.
The Secretary General of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters, who has been employed full-time since the beginning of 2016, acts as the rapporteur for the Board and carries out its decisions.
The offices of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters is located on Mariankatu in Helsinki, Finland.