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The Junior Academy

The Junior Academy is an international science programme that gives young people a unique opportunity to develop their knowledge of science and technology. Students from Sweden collaborate with other young and world-leading researchers around the world to solve global societal challenges.

Young person seen from behind writing on a whiteboard Junior Academy
Photo: Jeswin Thomas on Unsplash

The Junior Academy is an international programme for young people aged 13–17 who are passionate about technology, science and problem-solving. Together with other young people from all over the world, they work on innovative solutions to a range of challenges and problems. Examples include stopping eutrophication and developing new forms of renewable energy or environmentally friendly buildings. 

The focus is on STEM-related areas (science, technology, engineering, mathematics). Interest in these topics is often associated with engineering as a profession, where problem-solving is is a crucial skill.

The programme is conducted in English and enrolment via the Junior Academy’s international portal is managed by the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS).

Student Applications are open to June 30th 2023


Linda Olsson

Project Manager

Technology and economics

Telefon: +46 8-791 29 06