• 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

Cha(lle)nging Perspectives, 20.02.2020

Talk with Harald Schmidt

Die Junge Akademie is celebrating its 20th anniversary with the event series "Cha(lle)nging Perspectives" at the Heimathafen Neukölln in Berlin. On 20.02.20, members of the Junge Akademie will host an evening with Harald Schmidt on "Popular Culture(s)".


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


Benedict Esche

Benedict Esche

Architecture and Construction

Kollektiv A

Member since 2019


Contribution to public debate

IAS - Quo vadis?

The research group "The Two Cultures" has published a contribution to the debate on the future orientation and working methods of Institutes of Advanced Study.


Contribution to public debate (in German)


Die Junge Akademie

is looking for an Academic Co-ordinator in Public Relations (in German).


Job description (in German)


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