Prizes

With its prizes, the Academy honours outstanding scientific achievements in all disciplinary fields. There is no age-limit for the Academy Prize at the time of its award.


Prizes that are provided by third parties should in principle be awarded to young researchers. The prizewinners should be able to be regarded as young, relative to their achievements.


The prizes may be designated to honour achievements in particular disciplinary fields.
 

Prizes awarded by the Academy:

 

Academy Prize
of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

The prize is awarded for outstanding scientific achievements in any disciplinary field. The award includes prize money of 50,000 Euros and may be awarded biennially. The prize is supported by the Collegium pro Academia – Society of Friends of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities.

 

 

The Academy awards the following prizes for outstanding scientific achievements of young researchers:

Prize of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
– donated by the Commerzbank Foundation –

The award includes prize money of 30,000 Euros and is awarded biennially for outstanding scientific achievements in the area of research in legal and economic principles.

 

Prize of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
– donated by the Monika Kutzner Foundation for the Advancement of Cancer Research –

The award includes prize money of 10,000 Euros and is awarded annually for outstanding scientific achievements in the area of cancer research. The prizewinners should be able to be regarded as young, relative to their achievements.

 

Engineering Science Prize
of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

The prize is awarded for outstanding achievements in the engineering sciences by young engineers and scientists in research or industry. It was awarded for the first time in 2010 and includes prize money of 10,000 Euros, endowed by the firm BIOTRONIK.

 

Walter de Gruyter Prize
of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

The award includes prize money of 10,500 Euros and may be awarded biennially for outstanding achievements in a subject area covered by the publishing house Walter de Gruyter, preferably the humanities. The prizewinners should be able to be regarded as young, relative to their achievements. The prize money is provided by the Walter de Gruyter Foundation.
The prize replaces the Prize of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities awarded until 2006 and donated by the publishing house Walter de Gruyter. It has been awarded for the first time in 2009.

 

Prize of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
– donated by the Peregrinus Foundation (Rudolf Meimberg) –

The award includes prize money of 10,000 Euros and may be awarded biennially for outstanding achievements by scholars from the countries of Eastern and Southeastern Europe. The prizewinners should be able to be regarded as young, relative to their achievements.

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