• 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

Anniversary 2020

An Invitation to Change Your Perspective

Die Junge Akademie is turning 20 years old and is celebrating this anniversary in various formats. On the theme of "Changing Perspectives", our members are inviting all interested parties to events in pubs, museums, buses and cinemas. In Berlin, they will meet in Heimathafen Neukölln with personalities from science, popular culture and the public sphere to discuss topics such as artificial intelligence or sustainability. In addition, until the end of March, Die Junge Akademie is also looking for ideas and solutions for a sustainable future, as part of an online competition.


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


Martin Dresler

Martin Dresler

Cognitive Neuroscience

Radboud University Medical Centre (Niederlande)

Member since 2017


Online Competition

Sustainable Future

Dark future? Within the framework of an online competition, the Junge Akademie is looking for positive ideas and solutions for a sustainable world. The entries can be submitted until 31.03.2020. Up to 2,000 euros can be won.


Online Competition

Declaration of Young Academies

Guiding Principles

At the World Science Forum on 20 November 2019, Young Academies of sciences and the humanities around the globe published a declaration on their joint core principles of operation titled the “Declaration on the Guiding Principles of Young Academies”.




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