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Rudolf Chaudoire-Prize

Rudolf Chaudoire was an entrepreneur and industrialist from the Ruhr area who was especially committed to supporting young people’s education. The Rudolf Chaudoire-Foundation was established in his last will and testament in order to support young academics and their research. Since 1995, the Rudolf Chaudoire-Prize is awarded to exceptional academics at TU Dortmund University.

Rudolf Chaudoire-Prize 2020

In 2020, the Rudolf Chaudoire-Prize will be granted amounting €5,000. The prize is intended to support research stays for highly qualified young academics of TU Dortmund University, typically with a doctoral degree, at a foreign university or a research facility abroad. The total cost of the research stay should altogether add up to more than €5,000. Doctoral degree awarded less than five years ago.

Recommendations can be submitted by the dean of each faculty and the directors of the central scientific institutions until 30 April 2020.

Submitted documents should include:

  • a nomination letter by the faculty or central scientific institution,
  • a brief description of the academic project, information concerning the destination, duration of the research stay as well as dates of the journey,
  • a budget plan for the research stay,
  • information on the academic career and education of the recommended academic,
  • a publication list,
  • a copy of the dissertation as well as copies of relevant diplomas/certificates.

The awarding will be decided by a committee, consisting of the Prorector Research, Prof. Dr. Gabriele Sadowski, as well as Dr. Gert Fischer, Executive Board Member of the Rudolf Chaudoire-Foundation.

For additional questions, please contact Dr. Barbara Schneider or Jane Artmann (International Office).