• 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

New Members

Cooptation 2018

This year the superordinate academies elect new members to the Junge Akademie. Deadline for nominations is November 30th 2017.

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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Department Structure

Is the personnel structure of German universities up-to-date? Answers to this questions are given by five members of the Junge Akademie with a new proposal.

"Departments statt Lehrstühle" (in German)


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Caspar Battegay

Caspar Battegay

German Literature and Jewish Studies

Universität Basel

Member since 2015


Art and Science

Carefree work

The RG Art as Research and the schwankhalle invited artists and scientists to work between March and June 2017 in a vacant residential building on the grounds of the Klinikum Bremen Mitte. Now a video shows the outcome to all those who were unable to come to Bremen.

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