Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prizes 2023
The latest recipients of the most prestigious research funding prize in Germany have been announced: the Joint Committee of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) today awarded the 2023 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize to four female and six male researchers. They were previously chosen from among 131 nominees by the selection committee responsible. Of the ten prizewinners, there are two each from the humanities and social sciences, the natural sciences and the engineering sciences, and four from the life sciences. The winners each receive €2.5 million in prize money. They are entitled to use these funds for their research work in any way they wish, without bureaucratic obstacles, for up to seven years. The award ceremony for the Leibniz Prizes will be held in Berlin on 15 March 2023.
The following researchers will receive the 2023 “Funding Prize in the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Programme” awarded by the DFG: