The Amsterdam Young Academy

Amsterdam Young Academy

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.

AYA Evaluation Report


With this evaluation, AYA would like to present what has been achieved over the last four years since the installment on 6 November 2018.

AYA Recognition & Rewards Award

Deadline 30 September 2022

This award is aimed at academic staff at UvA and VU whose exceptional contributions to the academy are often overlooked, but nevertheless are essential for a healthy university.

AYA Annual Report


Here you can find AYA's Annual Report of 2020.

The Board

Yarin Eski Faculty of Social Sciences VU

Assistant Professor Knowledge Hub Security and Social Resilience

Romy van der Lee Organisation Sciences, VU

Assistant Professor Organisation Sciences

Younes Saramifar Cultural Anthropology VU

Assistant Professor Cultural Anthropology

Bert Bakker Amsterdam School of Communication Research UvA

Associate Professor Good Research Practices