• 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

Interview: Pirkko Husemann, Speaker of the RG "Art as Research"

Between art and science

Pirkko Husemann is not only leads the artistic director of Schwankhalle in Bremen. In the Junge Akademie she is the Speaker of the RG "Art as Research". In the interview she gives us insights into this thinking space.

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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Lena Hipp

Lena Hipp

Social sciences

Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB)

Member since 2017



Parliamentary Evening

In March, the Leopoldina German National Academy of Sciences hosted a parliamentary evening in cooperation with the Junge Akademie and the Global Young Academy in Magdeburg on "Digitization in Science and Society".

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Synthetic Biology

On March 15, 2018, the Junge Akademie, the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, and the Berlin-based Schering Stiftung co-hosted a workshop and a public evening event on the impact of the current developments in synthetic biology on our future life.

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