The core of the Junge Akademie consists of the RGs – interdisciplinary Research Groups that address questions from the perspectives of different disciplines. more
Academia and Society
It is an important goal of the Junge Akademie to be involved at the intersection of academia and society and to advance dialogue with unusual means. more
Involvement in Science Policy
We apply ourselves to topics of university and research policy: On behalf of the academy, members keep publishing theses and statements pertaining to science policy which are often broadly discussed. more
The Junge Akademie is free to choose its preferred forms of work and organisation – members make decisions together in their Plenums.
In recent years, many academies for young academics have been founded, right up to the Global Young Academy. The Junge Akademie maintains the exchange of information and is involved in cooperations. more
Prize Question 2017
What's the Net Listening to?
This year's prize question deals with networks: computer networks, spy networks, traffic networks, survey networks, production and distribution networks, social networks in art, science, politics, neural networks… What do they hear? What's the net listening to? With this prize question we want to address the societal, political, economic, artistic and technical scope and significance of networks and networking.
Pictures in science appear in different contexts. Members of the RG Visualisation search for the effects of pictures on visability and perception of the illustrated item.more (in German)
The RG Popular Culture(s) is coming together on the 23rd and 24th of September 2016 for the workshop "Imaginary Foods". Scholars and professional foodies will discuss about actual and imaginary food.more (in German)
Friday, 23.09.2016 - Saturday, 24.09.2016
Freie Universität Berlin
Wednesday, 28.09.2016 - Friday, 30.09.2016
CIESAS Pacífico Sur in Oaxaca City, Mexico