for the research and advancement of metacultural humanisation
The Hans Kilian Award of Merit for the Research and Advancement of Metacultural Humanisation is an initiative of the Köhler Foundation at the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft.
The first call for applications for the Hans Kilian Award of Merit was announced in 2010. The value of the Award constitutes 80,000 €. It is announced and conferred biennially. The deadline for applications and nominations for the Hans Kilian Award 2017 expired on June 30, 2016. The new Award conferment ceremony takes place on April 28, 2017 at the Ruhr University of Bochum.
The Award addresses foremost scientists and researchers who, in their theoretical, methodical and empirical works, have been creatively transcending the borders between disciplines and cultures and bringing forth productive syntheses between these previously isolated areas of knowledge.
On the following pages you will find information about Hans Kilian, his works and ideas as well as information about the application or nomination.
The Köhler Foundation has instituted a Co-ordination Bureau of the Hans Kilian Award at the Ruhr University of Bochum, which is, together with the executive committee, in charge of the organisation of the calls for applications, selection of candidates and management of the Award conferment.