It is our pleasure to invite you to the opening of the new office of the Global Young Academy
(GYA) at the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina in Halle, Germany.
Founded in 2010 with the vision to be the voice of young scientists around the world, the
Global Young Academy empowers early-career researchers to lead international and
interdisciplinary initiatives and projects, and to engage in intergenerational dialogue by
developing and mobilising talent from six continents. Its purpose is to promote reason and
inclusiveness in global decision-making. The GYA has 200 members selected for 5 year
terms and a growing network of alumni from around the world and across many
disciplines. The GYA receives core-funding from the German Federal Ministry of Education
and Research (BMBF) and is supported by the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP). The GYA
also benefits from project funding provided by a variety of other donors and partners.
The GYA enjoyed the support of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Science since 2011.
However, in order to work closely with the national academy of science in Germany, the
GYA is opening its administrative headquarters at the German National Academy of
It is our pleasure to invite you to join us as our guest in an opening reception at our new
premises with the President of the Leopoldina, Professor Dr. Jörg Hacker
Friday, 27 January, at 4 pm
Emil Abderhalden Straße 37
06108 Halle (Saale)