Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin


Award of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin for excellent scientific work by students and junior researchers


The 2022 award winners:inside with HU President Julia von Blumenthal and Vice President for Research Christoph Schneider. Photo: Phil Dera / HU 


The prize has been awarded as follows since 2008:

  • EUR 750 for bachelor’s dissertations,
  • EUR 1500 for master’s, diploma or public examination papers,
  • EUR 3000 for doctoral theses,
  • EUR 2000 for a paper which engages with the topics “Judaism” or “Anti-Semitism”.
  • EUR 1000 Innovation Prize for the best „Research to Innovation” qualification thesis (each 1x Bachelor/Master/Dissertation). Plus a two-hour coaching session by the Humboldt-Startupservice or Innovation Management.

Deans are entitled to nominate candidates.

The awards are presented to the award winners by the President of Humboldt-Universität at the opening of the respective academic year.