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Excellence Awards in Global Economic Affairs

The aim of the Excellence Award is to build a community of the brightest young researchers in the area of global economic affairs.

The aim of the Excellence Award since 2007 is to build a community of the brightest young researchers in the area of global economic affairs. These researchers are to be given intellectual, financial, and administrative support – based on the Kiel Institute’s generous resources – to pursue focused programs of research in designated areas. Economists until the age of 36 (or alternatively within 7 years after the Ph.D graduation) are invited to apply for this award by submitting up to three published or unpublished papers in the area of global economic affairs. Members of the jury, associated with the Kiel Institute, will select the prize winners. The prize winners will be granted the “Excellence Award in Global Economic Affairs” at a ceremony at the Kiel Institute.

Young Economists are invited to apply for this award by submitting up to three published or unpublished papers in the field of global economic affairs, and specifically pertaining to the following areas:

  • International Trade and Investment
  • Business Cycles and Growth
  • Global Commons and Climate Policy
  • Innovation and International Competition
  • International Development
  • Global Cooperation and Social Cohesion
  • International Finance and Macroeconomics

Research Fellowships

  • "Horst Siebert Fellowship"
  • "Porsche Fellowship"
  • "Landeshauptstadt Kiel Fellowship"
  • “Theodor Wille and Heinrich-Diederichsen `fair trade´ Fellowship" (every 2 years)

The prize winners will receive a Research Fellowship at the Kiel Institute, entitling them to:

  • participation in the Institute’s research events (workshops, seminars, roundtables).
  • access to the Institute’s Virtual Research Communities,
  • unlimited access to the ZBW (the largest economics library in the world),
  • research interaction with the Kiel Institute’s researchers and visiting professors and fellows,
  • research support and superb research facilities,
  • a research visit to the Institute, all expenses paid.