Amsterdam Young Academy


Launch Amsterdam Young Academy November 6th (with video)

On Tuesday 6 November 2018 the Amsterdam Young Academy was officially launched at the Artis Library. This festive inauguration marked the kick-off of this new and independent platform for talented young scientists from Amsterdam.

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Press Release: Amsterdam Young Academy announces first 30 members

AMSTERDAM – The two universities in Amsterdam, the UvA and VU Amsterdam have a new platform for talented young scientists: the Amsterdam Young Academy (AYA). The first thirty members were announced today.

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Amsterdam Young Academy (AYA) is an independent platform where talented young scientists from different disciplines meet to develop views on science, scientific policy and how to build bridges between science and society in Amsterdam. Amsterdam Young Academy is an initiative of the University of Amsterdam and the Vrije Universtiteit and was officially launched on November 6th, 2018. 

To meet the first thirty members of Amsterdam Young Academy, please see the members page

AYA introduction movie

'Amsterdam Young Academy is the face of Amsterdam science. One with a big mouth, but even bigger ears and eyes.' 

Quote by Katinka van der Kooij (AYA member, Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences, VU.)