Call Prix Schläfli 2019

The “Alexander Friedrich Schläfli Prize” of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) is one of the oldest prizes in Switzerland. Since the first awarding in 1866, 108 young talents in different natural science disciplines have been distinguished.

Plume Grand Duc - Prix Schläfli
Immagine: Caspar Klein

The Prix Schläfli will be awarded by the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) for excellent scientific articles resulting from PhDs in the following areas of natural sciences:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Geosciences
  • Physics

Eligible for nomination are young researchers who did their doctoral thesis at Swiss Universities or of Swiss nationality. The candidates must have defended their doctoral thesis between 1 November 2015 and 31 October 2018. Nominations can be submitted by the supervisor of the candidate or by a SCNAT member society.

Nominations are submitted via an online form before 31 October 2018.


  • Scienze geologiche


Dr Anne Jacob
Accademia svizzera di scienze naturali (SCNAT)
Casa delle Accademie
Casella postale
3001 Berna

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