The Danubius Award was created in 2011 by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW) and the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) with the intention to honor persons with extraordinary achievements in their scientific activity and output in relation to the Danube Region.
2017 this award will, for the fourth time, be complemented with a specific price for young scientists – the „Danubius Young Scientist Award“. This award will be granted to 14 young scientists - one in each country that is part of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region [Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Romania and the Ukraine]. The award seeks to highlight the scientific work and talent of young researchers and enhance the visibility of the scientific community in the region: Moreover the award encourages young scientists to engage themselves in the scientific examination of the multifaceted issues and questions specifically related to the Danube Region. The award will be endowed with 1,200 Euros for each winner of the young scientist award.
The deadline for submitting nominations PROLONGED until 7th of June 2017 at 23:59 ! Nominations only from Montenegro, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine!
· Scientific excellence and innovative approach of the academic work
· Thematic relevance of the scientific work for issues/problems of the Danube region
· Relevance of the scientific work beyond the national borders
· Potential of the candidate (for example: integration in international networks, participation in scientific projects, publication history, experience in teaching etc.)