Science Award

Kurd-Akad Science Award 

In 2017, we awarded our first honorary prize for distinguished scientific contributions and outstanding commitment to civil society at our annual reception.

We now want to supplement this with a science and young talent award. The award ceremony will take place at this year's annual reception.

The prize is intended for scientists, especially young Kurdish scientists, for their outstanding scientific work.

The nominated scientists may be of any nationality.  The persons nominated for the Young Academics Award should have obtained their Bachelor's degree, those nominated for the Science Award should have at least two years of professional experience after completing their dissertation.

A brief CV of the nominee and a statement of reasons should be sent by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Self-nominations are also welcome.

Deadline for nominations: SEPTEMBER 15, 2018.

Award Committee


+++ 13.05 regional meeting in Düsseldorf
+++ 18.05 general meeting NRW in Bochum
+++ 26.05 soft skills seminar in Frankfurt