DIS Sponsorship Award

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The German Arbitration Institute (DIS) rewards young academics in the field of alternative dispute resolution with the DIS Sponsorship Award. The award is granted every two years for an outstanding academic work (e.g. dissertation or a post-doctoral thesis) and it is valued at € 10,000.

The winners of the sponsorship award will be chosen by a selection committee consisting of the following members:

  • Prof. Dr Siegfried H. Elsing, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, Düsseldorf
  • Prof. Dr Joachim Münch, Georg-August-University of Göttingen
  • Dr Dorothee Ruckteschler, Dorothee Ruckteschler Dispute Resolution, Stuttgart
  • Prof. (em.) Dr Ingeborg Schwenzer, Müllheim

The current announcement of the DIS Sponsorship Award can be found here:

DIS Sponsorship Award 2021/2022

DIS Sponsorship Award archive

The DIS will award a prize in 2011/12 for the advancement of young academics in the field of arbitration and related areas. The applicationb deadline expired on June 30, 2011.

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The DIS awarded a prize in 2009/10 for the advancement of young academics in the field of arbitration and related areas, which was awarded on April 29, 2010 at the DIS Spring Conference.

The winners of the prize were Dr. Ben Steinbrück, Dr. Jens Gal, Dr. Christian Koller, Dr. Karsten Hofmann and Dr. Ingrid Naumann. A total of thirteen research papers were submitted. The papers were of a very high academic standard and dealt with a broad spectrum of current questions in national and international dispute resolution.

Participants

The DIS awarded a prize in 2007/08 for the advancement of young academics in the field of arbitration and related areas, which was awarded on 24. April 2008.

The winners of the prize were RAin Dr. Claudia Krapfl, Dr. Katharina Hilbig, Dr. Martin Illmer M.Jur and RA Dr. Philipp K. Wagner LL.M. A total of fourteen research papers were submitted. The papers were of a very high academic standard and dealt with a broad spectrum of current questions in national and international dispute resolution.

Participants

On May 11, 2006, the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS) for the third time running awarded a prize for academic work in the field of alternative dispute resolution.

The winner of this year's first prize is Prof. Dr. Dennis Solomon (Universität Tübingen) and Dr. István Varga (Constitutional Court of the Republic of Hungary). The further prize winners were Dr. David Quinke (Universität Bonn) for his dissertation on "Börsenschiedsvereinbarungen und prozessualer Anlegerschutz" and Dr. Petra Zobel (Universität Greifswald) for her dissertation "Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit und Gemeinschaftsrecht - Integration und Exklusion".  A total of seventeen research papers were subsmitted. The papers were of a very high academic standard and deal with a broad spectrum of current questions in national and international dispute resolution

Participants

On April 29, 2004, the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS) awarded the prize for 2003/04 in Düsseldorf.

The winner of this year's first prize is Associate Professor Dr. Jens Adolphsen, who has himself habilitated on the current topic of „Internationale Dopingstrafen". Further prizes (second prize) was awarded to Dr. Angela Kölbl (Universität Marburg) for her dissertation on "Schiedsklauseln in Vereinssatzungen" and Dr. Jens Scherpe (Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht, Hamburg) for his dissertation on "Außergerichtliche Streitbeilegung in Verbrauchersachen". A total of fourteen research papers were submitted. The papers were of a very high academic standard and deal with a broad spectrum of current questions in national and international dispute resolution

Participants

In 2001/02 the DIS for the first time offered a prize for the advancement of young academics in the field of arbitration and related areas, which was awared on November 28, 2002 in the Berlin Reichstag.

Eleven research papers, predominantly dissertations, were submitted. The papers were of a very high academic standard and dealt with a broad spectrum of current questions in national and international dispute resolution. In light of number of excellent papers, the DIS increased the total amount for the prize to € 10,000 EUR and awarded three prizes. The prize winners are Mr. Martin Borowsky for his paper on "Das Schiedsgutachten im Common Law", Mr. Torsten Lörcher for his paper "Neue Verfahren der internationalen Streiterledigung in Wirtschaftssachen" and Mr. Markus A. Papmehl for his paper "Die Schiedsfähigkeit gesellschaftsrechtlicher Streitigkeiten".

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