• 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 2017

Ten new members for the Junge Akademie

Ten outstanding young academics from various disciplines were formally admitted to the Junge Akademie on June 10th, 2017. The Junge Akademie's new Board took up its one-year tenure.

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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Excellent robots

Jessica Burgner-Kahrs and her Laboratory for Continuum Robotics at Leibniz University Hannover is one of 100 award winning projects within the competition "Germany - Land of ideas". The award was handed over on June 26th 2017 in Berlin.

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Kai Wiegandt

Kai Wiegandt

English language and literature

Freie Universität Berlin

Member since 2014


Prize Question 2017

And the winner is...

"What`s the net listening to?" was our prize questions. The winners received their awards during the Junge Akademie`s annual celebration on June 10th 2017 in Berlin.

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