• 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


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.

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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Christmas present

Historic Calendar

In search of a Christmas present? We would recommend our calendar 2018 which focuses on the calendar tradition of the Academy of Science in the 18th and 19th century.



December 2017
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49 04 05 06 07 08 09 10
50 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
51 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
52 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
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Julia Pongratz

Julia Pongratz


Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie, Hamburg

Member since 2014



The Junge Akademie

is looking for an assistant (events and administration). Applications are welcome until December 22nd 2017.

Job description (in German)


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