Awards for early career scholars

Here you find a list of awards and honors for outstanding research, dissertations, and tenure projects of the DGPuK, its divisions, and other institutions.


Herbert von Halem Award

Since 2014 this award honors outstanding dissertations in the field of communication and media research from early career scholars within DGPuK


DGPuK’s Dissertation Award

Biannual award

Next round: 2020


DGPuK’s Journal Article Award

Awarded to the authors of best articles in DGPuK publication of the previous year


DGPuK’s Presentation Award

Awarded every year at DGPuK’s annual conference


Paul F. Lazarsfeld-Stipend

Awarded for an outstanding project or qualifying thesis (Bachelor’s, Master’s or Diploma work) with a focus on research methods

Awarded annually since 2009 at the annual conference of the Methods Division of DGPuK


Dissertation Award “Media-Culture-Communication”

Joint award of the Sociology of Media and Communication Division of DGPuK and VS Publishers


Best Paper! Award for Early Career Scholars

of the Visual Communication Division of DGPuK


Communication History Award for Early Career Scholars

of the Communication History Division of DGPuK


Dissertation Award PR and Organizational Communication

of the PR and Organizational Communication Division of DGPuK

Biannual Award