Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize


The Jacobs Foundation (Switzerland) is issuing a call for nominations for the 2019 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize. The prize, which is endowed with one million Swiss Francs, honors outstanding scientific contributions of scholars aiming at improving the development and living conditions of children and youth.

Important Dates

1st March, 2019


  • The Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize awards outstanding scientific contributions of individuals from all scholarly disciplines aiming at improving the development and living conditions of children and youth. This includes, but is not limited to, educational sciences, psychology, economics, sociology, family studies, media studies, political sciences, linguistics, neurosciences, computer sciences, and medical sciences.
  • The prize will be awarded to a well-respected, outstanding researcher conducting groundbreaking research on children and youth. It addresses scholars from all countries who have achieved major breakthroughs in understanding child and youth development and at the same time have the potential to advance the field by actively conducting research. Self-nominations cannot be accepted.

How to Apply

 Applicants can apply online mode only

Last Date

The last date for application is 1st March, 2019

Contact Details

For any further details, the applying candidates can refer to official notification using the following link.

Jacobs Foundation
Seefeldquai 17
8034 Zürich
Tel:  +41 (0) 44 388 61 23
Fax: +41 (0) 44 388 61 37

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