• Interdisciplinary Cooperation

    The core of Die Junge Akademie consists of RGs – interdisciplinary Research Groups that address questions from the perspectives of different disciplines. more

  • Academia and Society

    It is an important goal of Die 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

    Die 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. Die Junge Akademie maintains the exchange of information and is involved in cooperations. more


Die Junge Akademie cordially invites you to its annual celebration on May 25th 2019. The celebration and associated events will be held in German, the evening will be facilitated by Anna Henckel-Donnersmark.

Research Groups

RG Internationalisation

What impact does internationalisation have on the German academic landscape? The RG Internationalisation seeks to investigate this and other questions.

to the research group


Kai Wiegandt

Kai Wiegandt

English literature and culture

Universität Tübingen

Member since 2014


RG "Pro-Motion"

Celebration rituals wanted!

How is the successful completion of a doctorate celebrated? The research group Pro-Motion is seeking known and unknown  rituals, which rightfully celebrate the completion of this phase on the academic career path.

more (in German only)


Die Junge Akademie

is looking for an Academic Co-ordinator.

Job description (in German)


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