Prizes and Honours

Lehrpreis 2023 Walter Witke
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Latest News: 2023 Teaching Prizes

Both the University and the faculty presented a number of teaching prizes in 2023. Take a look at a video and photos of the awards ceremony.

Catherina Stroppel
Prof. Dr. Catharina Stroppel (Mathematical Institute), recipient of the Leibniz Prize 2023 © Barbara Frommann/Universität Bonn

Leibniz Prizes

The German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG) has awarded the generous Leibniz Prize every year since 1986. Numerous researchers from our faculty have scooped this prestigious accolade, most recently Prof. Dr. Catharina Stroppel.

After Nobel laureate Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Paul, an avenue in Bonn was even named in his honor © Jörgens.mi/CC BY-SA 3.0

Nobel Prizes

Not one but two University of Bonn researchers have been honored with a Nobel Prize, including the particle physics pioneer Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Paul in 1989.

Peter Scholze
Prof. Dr. Peter Scholze, recipient of the Fields Medal in 2018 © Volker Lannert/Universität Bonn

Fields Medals

Prof. Dr. Peter Scholze and Prof. Dr. Gerd Faltings, both (former) members of our faculty, are the only Germans in history to have won the illustrious Fields Medal.

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