15 May 2019

The Young Academy of Europe (YAE) is a pan-European initiative of outstanding young scientists for networking, scientific exchange and science policy. The YAE is organized as a bottom-up initiative of a dynamic and innovative group of recognized European young scientists and scholars with outspoken views about science and science policy.

The target group of the Young Academy of Europe consists of outstanding young scientists who meet the eligibility requirements listed below.

Prospective members of the YAE:

  • are outstanding researchers whose scientific excellence at the international level has been recognized by European or national bodies
  • have a wide interest in science and science policy at the European level
  • have demonstrated leadership abilities
  • are presently carrying out research in the European Union or an associated country*
  • have obtained their doctoral degree no longer than 12 years ago (credit is given for childcare – 12 months per child for women, actual time taken off for men – and national service).
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