Leibniz Medal

The Leibniz Medal is a recognition of services in the promotion of science and a recognition of scientific achievements by individuals or groups outside their own profession. It can be awarded to individuals or to groups of people. The medal may be awarded annually.

It is conferred at the ceremonial session on the Academy’s Leibniz Day celebration.

Winners of the Leibniz Medal

Laudations (German)

2021: Professor Dr. Christian Drosten/Dr. Mai Thi Nguyen-Kim

2020: Professor Dr. Dr. h. c. mult. Peter Frankenberg/Professor Dr. Dr. h. c. mult. Jürgen Zöllner

2019: Traudl Herrhausen

2018: Professor Dr. iur Dr. h. c. mult. Helga Nowotny

2018: Dr. rer. pol. Walter Wübben

2017: Senator e. h. Dr. h. c. Hans-Werner Hector und Josephine Hector

2016: Professor Dr. Dr. Andreas Barner

2015: Professor Dr. iur. Dr. h. c. mult. Hans F. Zacher †

2013: Professor Dr. Dr. h. c. mult. Paul Raabe †

2013: Alois M. Schader

2013: Kuratorium des Fonds der Chemischen Industrie

2012: Dr. h. c. Friede Springer

2011: Professor Dr. Dr. h. c. mult. Fotis C. Kafatos †/Professor Dr. Dr. h. c. Ernst-Ludwig Winnacker

2010: Drs. h. c. Klaus Tschira †

2009: Professor Dr. iur. Dr. h.c. Manfred Erhardt, Senator a.D.

2008: Dr. h. c. Klaus J. Jacobs †

2007: Professor Dr. phil. Dr. h. c. Hans Joachim Meyer

2006: Dr. rer. pol. Arend Oetker

2005: Professor Dr. phil. Heinrich Meier

2004: Professor Dr. h. c. mult. Hasso Plattner

2003: Professor Dr. Dr. h. c. Wolf Lepenies

2002: Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Jan Philipp Reemtsma

2001: Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Reimar Lüst †

2000: Professor Dr. h. c. mult. Berthold Beitz †

1999: Dr. Hartmut Rahn

1998: Dr. Heinrich Pfeiffer †

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