The Academy's Administration Office is headed by a president and two vice presidents. The Vice President for Administration is responsible for the functions and development of the Academy's administration. The Vice President for Research is responsible for science policy planning and the development of research funding.
With a staff of some 140, the Administration Office sees to the Academy’s administration, does all the necessary groundwork for official decision-making by the Academy Board and research councils, and executes their decisions. It also prepares science policy surveys and plans and participates in Finnish and international working groups.
- Academy Programme Unit
- Administration Unit
- Biosciences and Environment Research Unit
- Communications Unit
- Culture and Society Research Unit
- Finance Unit
- Health Research Unit
- Information Management Unit
- Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Unit
- Planning and Management Support Unit
- Strategic Research Unit