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Prix Lux

Gender equality prize of the University of Bern

At the University of Bern there are numerous persons and university units that engage in fostering equal opportunities and gender equality. To reward such commitment, the University of Bern will, for the first time, award the Prix Lux, the gender equality prize of the University of Bern in fall 2017.

Conditions for participation

The prize can be awarded to persons or university units that foster equality within the fields of gender or diversity. The nominated measures should inspire a discussion about equality issues, be innovative and sustainable and have the potential to be applied to other units.

The Prize

The prize winner will receive CHF 2'000.- and a personalized object. The winner is elected by a jury.



Deadline for applications is 30 June 2017. You can apply or suggest another person or university unit for the prize.

Please send your applications or suggestions with explanation (description of the measure, objectives, target audience and, if possible, impact of the measure) via e-mail or post to the address indicated in the contact box.