Research Prizes Theodor Kocher Prize

Once a year, the University of Bern honours its best young researchers with the "Theodor Kocher Prize". The prize, which is an award of CHF 50,000, is conferred on young researchers at the University of Bern for outstanding and innovative scientific achievement in any faculty or field. The field in which the candidate works can be intra- or interdisciplinary.

Candidates are nominated to the award-giving commission by two recognised researchers, one of whom must be a professor at the University of Bern. The achievement to be honoured should be mainly that of the candidate and should preferably have been carried out at the University of Bern. Please see the call text for details of the nomination procedure.

Festschrift 100 Jahre Jubiläum Theodor-Kocher-Preis (pdf)
Festschrift 100 Jahre Jubiläum Theodor-Kocher-Preis (download pdf)

The Administrative Commission

Prof. T. Dierks (Präsident), Medizinische Fakultät
Prof. A. Kern-Stähler, Philosophisch-historische Fakultät
Prof. D. Knoch, Philosophisch-humanwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Prof. F. Eichel, Rechtswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Prof. A. Schneider, Philosophisch-naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Prof. C. Spadavecchia, Vetsuisse Fakultät
Prof. A. Wagner, Theologische Fakultät
Prof. F. Wasserfallen, Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Prof. Ch. Leumann (Rector), ex officio

Recent prize winners