• Interdisciplinary Cooperation

    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

  • Structural Freedom

    The Junge Akademie is free to choose its preferred forms of work and organisation – members make decisions together in their Plenums.

  • International Network

    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

Film Series on Scholarship and Academic Freedom

Field Research in Authoritarian Systems and Self-Censorship in Art History

A Sinologist and an Art Historian contribute to Die Junge Akademie’s Short Film Series on Scholarship and Academic Freedom.

Research Groups

RG Internationalisation

What impact does internationalisation have on the German academic landscape? The RG Internationalisation seeks to investigate this and other questions.

to the research group


Astrid Eichhorn

Astrid Eichhorn


Universität Heidelberg

Member since 2018




On 19 January 2019, the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities opened its doors again for the Salon Sophie Charlotte. Die Junge Akademie was also present with a varied program.


Junge Akademie Magazine

An Invitation to Freedom

The 25th issue of Die Junge Akademie Magazine is dedicated to academic freedom.

Press Release


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