The Jung Foundation for Science and Research supports cutting-edge human medical research through awards currently totaling up to 540,000 euros per year. This makes them one of the most-highly endowed awards in Europe. The Jung Prize for Medicine, with a prize money of 300,000 euros, is among the most highly endowed medical awards in Europe. A list of previous award winners can be found here.

We would be very pleased if you could nominate an outstanding and pioneering researcher for the Jung Prize for Medicine 2025!


Prerequisite: The award-worthy personalities should have contributed significantly to the progress of human medicine and should be expected to do so in the future.

Selection Procedure: The selection of the laureates is made by the Scientific Advisory Board of the Jung Foundation, based on proposals of the presidents/rectors of all universities active in the field of biomedicine, the presidents of the non-university research institutions as well as the former laureates of the Jung Prize for Medicine. Only one candidate can be nominated per institution or per person.

Nomination deadline: Nomination for the Jung Prize for Medicine 2025 is currently closed. We will inform you when the nomination for 2026 begins.

Application documents: A nomination consists of the following elements, which can be easily filled in and uploaded below. Please make sure that you provide all information in english:

  • Details of the nominating person
  • Details of the nominated person
  • A sentence describing what the nominated person should receive the award for (max. 30 words)
  • Summary of the nominee's accomplishments and what they mean to the field (max. 150 words)
  • Description of the clinical significance of the accomplishments (max. 450 words)
  • Listing of six key publications (max. 1 page)
  • Brief curriculum vitae (CV) of the nominee, including major awards (max. 1 page)

Contact: If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the management of the Jung Foundation for Science and Research, Verena Strasoldo, phone 040 880 80 51, or send an email to info@jung-stiftung.de.