Artikel vom 14.04.2020
The Schader-Preis (Schader award) honours social scientists, who through their excellence in academia and within the public discourse, have contributed significantly to solutions for societal challenges.
An award for practical application in social sciences
The Schader-Preis is awarded annually and the laureate solemnly receives a sum of 15.000 Euro. The prize is conferred on the awardee by the senate of the Schader foundation. The senate is composed of its recent recipients. Currently it consists of Dorothea Kübler (2020), Christoph Möllers (2019), Otfried Jarren (2018), Nicole Deitelhoff (2017), Christine Landfried (2016), Angelika Nußberger (2015) und Jutta Allmendinger (2013).
Previous laureates of the Schader-Preis are, among others, Paul Kirchhof (2012), Jan-Philipp Reemtsma (2011), Wolf Lepenies (2010), Lord Ralf Dahrendorf (2009), Franz-Xaver Kaufmann (2007), Gesine Schwan (2006) und Ulrich Beck (2005).
Statute of the Schader-Preis
Excerpt from the statute of the Schader-Preis
The Schader foundation endows the Schader award.
The Schader foundation has committed itself to the cause of strengthening the practical relevance of social sciences, while enhancing the dialogue with practitioners and advancing the communication and cooperation among both fields, resulting in the development of the community. The foundation assumes, that social sciences provide a pivotal contribution to the early detection of societal problems. Through the dialogue between scientists and practitioners, the Schader foundation aims to provide a fertile ground for the solution of public and societal hardships.
The Schader-Preis should - assist in the implementation of the foundation’s objectives, - promote the communication and cooperation among social sciences and practice, - promote the practical approach within social sciences, - enhance the reputation of practically orientated social sciences, through its public impact and perception, while sharpening the profile of the Schader foundation.
The Schader-Preis honours social scientists, who have substantially advanced and contributed through their pioneering academic work, the approach of solutions for societal challenges, either through their research or within the public discourse.
By awarding the Schader-Preis, the laureate becomes a temporary member of the senate of the Schader foundation.