The Wilhelm HartelAward is given to scholars working in Austria who have produced outstanding scientific achievements in the disciplines broadly represented by the Division of Humanities and the Social Sciences of the OeAW.
The award is intended to honour a scholar’s life’s work.
Full Members of the OeAW are not eligible for the prize.
Only full Members and corresponding Members abroad of the OeAW may submit nominations.
Members of the awards committee may not submit nominations.
It is possible to resubmit a nomination that has not been considered after a blocking period of two years; this must be based on substantial scientific development.
Prize winners are decided on the basis of international peer review by an awards committee that has been set up by the Division of Humanities and the Social Sciences of the OeAW.
Humanities, Social and Cultural Sciences
Value of the Award
Next Call in 2023