• 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


Annual Celebration

During the annual reception in the evening ten new members are welcomed to Die Junge Akademie. At the same time ten 'old' members retire after a duration of five years from active membership and assume the status of alumni.

Research Groups

RG Internationalisation

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

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Robert Kretschmer

Robert Kretschmer

(Inorganic) Chemistry

Universität Regensburg

Member since 2017



Annual meeting of the GYA in Pattaya

Members of the Global Young Academy and representatives of the national young academies came together from the 7th to 11th of May for their annual meeting.

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"Experiment with unknown outcome"

The micobiologist Tobias J. Erb has been a member of the Junge Akademie since 2013. In summer he will become an Alumnus. We talked to him about his time in the Junge Akademie.

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