Prize Competition

28th Call

for the

for research in neurobiology and treatment of depressive disorders

announced by the


by approval of the Minister of the Interior of North Rhine-Westphalia, Düsseldorf, 9 June, 1965

The Foundation announces its prize to the amount of

EURO 25.000

The papers should provide significant advances in knowledge that are helpful in promoting treatment and may open new paths of progress for depressive disorders. The papers should be written in English and should be submitted to the Chairman of the Jury, Professor Dr. Rainer Rupprecht, only by e-mail to Please add a CV and a summary of achievements in the field. Deadline for submission to the Committee is 30 August, 2022.

It is requested to submit a maximum of three publications as well as a summary (approx. 600 words). If, in the opinion of the Committee, no papers of sufficient merit are submitted, it reserves the right to present no award. In addition to individual applications the nomination of candidates by others is encouraged. In case of groups the specific contribution of each individual should be clearly stated.