This year, the Helmholtz Prize will be awarded for extraordinary achievement in the field of precision measurement in the following two categories:
For each category, the prize consists of a certificate and €20,000.
Papers documenting projects which have taken place in Europe or in collaboration with scientists from Germany may be submitted. They should be written by the person(s) submitting them and have been completed recently. Both published and unpublished papers may be submitted. The same rules apply to the presentation and scope of the manuscripts as for the composition of scientific articles. Manuscripts may be written in German or English. English versions must contain a German title and abstract.
The documents listed below must be included with every application (PDF files):
The Helmholtz Fund promotes the professional equality of women and men and is thus especially interested in receiving applications from women as well.
Please address your application to:
Prof. Dr. Cornelia Denz
Chair of the Helmholtz Fund
c/o Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt
2024 Helmholtz Prize online submission form can be found here.
The expert committee is appointed by the Helmholtz Fund and is composed of renowned scientists who are not associated with the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt.
The decision taken by the committee cannot be appealed.
The Helmholtz Prize will be awarded on 12 May 2022 at the Physikzentrum Bad Honnef as part of the international WE Heraeus Seminar titled “High-precision measurements and the search for a New Physics”. The WE Heraeus Seminar offers a diverse and scientifically outstanding program of lectures. Lectures given by the awardees on the scientific results of their outstanding work are an important component of the awarding ceremony.
Prof. Dr. Andrey Surzhykov
Coordinator Helmholtz Prize
Tel.: +49 (0)531 592 8100