Award for Early Career Scientists in the European Higher Education Area

01 July 2022

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) announces a call for submissions for the “Fundamental Academic Values Award - Award for Early Career Scientists in the European Higher Education Area”.

The award is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). By awarding three prizes for research publications, the DAAD aims to contribute to the advocacy of fundamental academic values, to promote important research in this area and to further stimulate the discussion about these values.

The call for submissions addresses early career scientists of all academic fields, who have made an outstanding scientific contribution towards the preservation and advocacy of fundamental academic values in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). Admissible candidates are graduates holding a master’s degree, doctoral candidates and postdocs (whose completion of the PhD should not date back more than 5 years)

Candidates must have at least one outstanding publication on fundamental academic values. In case they have more than one publication on the topic, they will have to indicate one specific publication with which they enter the selection process for the award. The submitted publication must have been written and published in the academic career phase starting with the completion of the master’s thesis and including the postdoctoral career stage until five years after completing the PhD. At the time of the deadline the relevant publication should not be older than four years.

Deadline for submission: 31 August 2022 (12:00 am midnight, CEST).

Read more information and send your submission on DAAD's website.

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