Nominations, selection and regulations

In 2018, young academics were asked to nominate themselves for membership to the Utrecht Young Academy. For 2019, potential candidates can only be nominated by the deans of Utrecht University, programme directors of the Strategic Themes, and PhD-councils.


The new application round for the fourth generation of the Utrecht Young Academy has begun. Deans and programme directors can now nominate someone for membership through the nomination form. See the following documents for more information on the selection procedure:

The deadline for submitting nominations is 18 November 2019.

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Rules and regulations

The Regulations Governing the Utrecht Young Academy and the Standing Rules for the Utrecht Young Academy are given below.

The UYA offers a unique opportunity to foster meaningful relationships with scholars from outside of my own discipline.
Dr. Brianne McGonigle Leyh, lid van de Utrecht Young Academy.
Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance