The council of Die Junge Akademie is an advisory body committed to support the Academie's work. The members of the council are appointed for three years. It is their purpose to provide Die Junge Akademie with valuable feedback and ideas, to issue advice and critique on matters concerning interdisciplinary scientific work, and to support the projects that aim to bring together science, politics, economy and culture.

Current Council Members

Prof. Dr. Jutta Allmendinger
Berlin Social Science Center

Prof. Dr. Christoph Möllers, LL.M.
Lehrstuhl für Öffentliches Recht, insb. Verfassungsrecht, und Rechtsphilosophie
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Prof. Dr. Bénédicte Savoy

Head of Chair
Chair for Modern Art History
Institut für Kunstwissenschaft und historische Urbanistik
TU Berlin

Prof. Dr. Barbara Stollberg-Rilinger
Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin
Institute for Advanced Study

Prof. Dr. Peter Strohschneider
Prof. em.
LMU Munich

Prof. Dr. Hildegard Westphal
Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research



Former Council Members

2013 - 2016

Prof. Dr. Julia Fischer
Jürgen Kaube

Prof. Dr. Rainer Maria Kiesow
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Kleiner
Prof. Dr. Karin Lochte
Prof. Dr. Julian Nida-Rümelin, Staatsminister a.D.
Prof. Dr. Margret Wintermantel

2005 - 2008

Prof. Dr. Lorraine Daston
Helga Dierichs, M.A.
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang M. Heckl
Nele Hertling
Prof. Dr. Wolf Lepenies
Prof. Dr. Renate Mayntz
Prof. Dr. Randolf Menzel
Prof. Dr. Jens Reich
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Zäh

2009 - 2013

Prof. Dr. Lorraine Daston
Prof. Dr. Wolf Lepenies
Prof. Dr. Karin Lochte
Prof. Dr. Julian Nida-Rümelin
Prof. Dr. Pierre Rosenberg
Prof. Dr. Helmut Schwarz
Prof. Dr. Margret Wintermantel

2002 - 2005

Prof. Dr. Friedrich Hirzebruch
Dr. Luca Marighetti
Prof. Dr. Susan Neiman
Prof. Dr. Helga Nowotny
Prof. Dr. Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard
Dr. Ulrich Raulff
Prof. Dr. Jan Philipp Reemtsma
Prof. Dr. med. Wolf Singer
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Hans-Arwed Weidenmüller