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Approved For Release 2008/06/27: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA007500280003-9 CLASSIFICATION CENTRAL INFORMATION REPORT COUNTRY East Germany SUBJECT German Academy of Sciences ACQUIRED .DATE OF INFO.. . THIS DOCUMENT CONTAINS INFORMATION AFFECTING THE NATIONAL DEFENSE OF THE UNITED STATES WITHIN THE MEANING OF THE ESPIONAGE ACT 50 U. S. C., 91 AND 92. AS AMENDED. ITS TRANSMISSION OR THE REVELATION OF ITS CONTENTS IN ANY MANNER TO AN UNAUTHORIZED PERSON 15 PRO- HIBITED BY LAW. REPRODUCTION OF THIS FORM IS PROHIBITED. DATE DISTR. 8 August 1955 25X1 NO. OF PAGES NO. OF ENCLS (LISTED BELOW) SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. THIS IS UNEVALUATED INFORMATION The Germ n Aca wy of Sci.ncead j*MW) o antinuwr to give first j>rR? a'aas to e vele krtr--of Inst-ifttes not located -i ~.rast xlzr.._?'r t>ese i L"Dx"1 b z.,y .. ,., awwwyRS - i.. ~p. i-wZSf u.r.Ol L r7 ` l n+ewF? Zi 0 !Sfii i'{iiy' fwLLi f.Fll -wCbw. 'JC i'tti.l4t. J hill i K Dy Rompe 3n ea ;~ T :Te s. > iris ' ~`zr itur qa aea by ila_: and.ate _ . s 1 remained unaffected by tll:: c, w poij y r tran$fer rof research problems f ova these institutes- _jW to c-. ?r lllstallatiens llaU ~ rl_ e o ^t . . 2. Ill 1955, fast Ges? is l i'ec arch in 1the field of na` t __ l su'~ces s s d' b`: in a very favo:r`zo_I' co-adition thanks t~t)oo e t?.{=i_c i ,aa.c a :.s 11' u 67`*-?!rnpx,# i..y iitl t lf~ i li iera:tion of outstanding scientists and large-scale gover^zenf support. The GDR has allegedly taken t: e lead in German re;earch in varic? o fields. Thilo, math. m:-tician ornpe,0tta ~rienberg, andOustav uertz are considered top sciencistso rc;cordinc to Bk, of 2hilo, and Irx_:' , rtel, the y-ous..ger g,:.Les-ation 7 s showing promise particularly in the fields of mathematics, physics, and OhemlLtry., There is, however, a lack of able institute directors. No geographer has yet reached Academy standards: Neef is held to be the best asset in geo;ra1_hy. special Soviet support to Academy institutes was promised six months ago by Topchiye v ,L This promise was, however, left unfulfilled until late March 1955 ~ T...e support may be given for research in the field of isotopes. 25X1 DATE DISTR. 8 August 1(55 NO.OF PAGES NO. OF ENCLS. GUSTED BELOW) SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. THIS IS UNEVALUATED INFORMATION la The German Academy of Sciences 'LAW, continues to give first preference to the development of institutes not ".occ? Led in East 3o:r:pe in ;)articular suppor god this policy which was officially announced by hompe, Erich '1`hilo, Hans -rte ? and iptnrig4; _1A_r""r