Amsterdam Young Academy


AYA Mythical Super Hero

AYA takes a look at human stories behind concepts of excellence perpetuated in today’s academia

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AYA Guide for Sustainable Meetings

Supported as part of the AYA grants programme 2020

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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 board member)