• 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


Hochleistung – präziser, schneller, weiter

Die neue Ausgabe des Junge Akademie Magazins widmet sich dem Thema "Hochleistung". Außerdem berichten wir über den Kurzfilmwettbewerb "be a better being" und die Tagung "Faszination des Unbekannten: The Other". 

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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Press Release

Academic freedom under threat

New legislative proposal in Hungarian parliament threatens the existence of the Central European University (CEU)

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Hans Jakob Wörner

Hans Jakob Wörner

Physical Chemistry

ETH Zürich (Schweiz)

Member since 2013



15 yrs Junior professorship

On May 12th 2017 the Deutsche Gesellschaft Juniorprofessur (DGJ) and the Junge Akademie co-organize the symposium "15 years Junior professorship". The event takes place in the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Science and Humanities.



  • 05.04.2017

    Neues Präsidium der Jungen Akademie gewählt

  • 30.03.2017

    Academic freedom in the EU under threat

  • 22.03.2017

    Bande knüpfen zwischen Jungen Akademien

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