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Prize for the Best Plant Science Publication

The Wilhelm Pfeffer Foundation awards every other year the best publication with a sum of 1000 Euros. The prize will only be awarded for publications deriving from Diploma, Master or PhD thesis. The Prize,  casually speaking Best Paper Prize, can be devided. There is no right to receive the prize.


The following documents should be sent for application:

  • Offprint of the publication or pdf-file of the online publication, respectively
  • Diploma, Master or PhD thesis, respectively
  • Report of the rewiewer of the journal
  • Reference providing information that the publication derives from the Diploma, Master or PhD thesis, respectively.
  • Short report of the university lecturer who supervised the Diploma, Master or PhD thesis (length about one page).


Proposals can be submitted two times each year (31 March and 30 September); dates are communicated via the website. Please send your application to the president of the Wilhelm Pfeffer Foundation.