Ambros Lüthi Foundation | Prize in the field of economics


Event details

Date 30.04.2024
Category Call for proposal

The Ambros Lüthi Foundation promotes scientific research and teaching in the field of economics, with an emphasis on ethical and/or ecological questions.

Every two years, the Foundation awards a Prize of CHF 5’000 to an achieved research work.

The research work must:

  • Pertain to one of the following categories: scientific works (for example, master dissertations, doctoral theses, articles, books), scientific projects in the process of realization, and other projects.
  • Have been at least substantially accomplished within the 3 years preceding the submission.
  • Address at least one of the following areas:
    • socio-economic studies
    • econometric studies
    • studies of alternative economic models
    • projects on scientific, technological or organizational innovation and/or their technology transfer.
  • Must be of economic, business and/or environmental ethical importance.

Who can apply: any person affiliated with a university of applied sciences or a research institute in Switzerland.

Deadline: 30 April 2024
Decision: September 2024

  • Must include:
    • 1. Description summarizing the project (1 page max.) consisting of:
      • 1.1 Title of the project
      • 1.2 Keywords characterizing the issues addressed in the project
      • 1.3 Abstract of the project
    • 2. Information about each member of the project (1 page max.):
      • 2.1 Family name, first name and date of birth
      • 2.2 Academic title and discipline
      • 2.3 Institution, department and function
      • 2.4 Postal address, telephone number and email address
    • 3. The research project
  • Submit your application in PDF format to: [email protected]

For further information, have a look at the call website (including information on past prize winners, application and composition of the scientific committee) and contact [email protected]

Practical information

  • General public
  • Free



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