"The CDSS provides me with an excellent working environment, including office space, administrative support and guaranteed funds, so that I can entirely focus on my research."
Anna-Sophie Kurella, CDSS

CDSS Awards

The CDSS Doctoral Student Awards

Each year, the Center for Doctoral Studies in Social and Behavioral Sciences honors its doctoral students through the CDSS Doctoral Student Awards. The awards draw attention to outstanding doctoral student achievements in areas such as research, academic performance, publications, and teaching engagements.

GESS Young Scholar Award in the Social Sciences

To honor exceptional ideas and achievements in doctoral research and to support professional activities that advance the professionalization and networking of young scientists.

2021 Call for proposals

The 2021 winner is Irem Karacay for her project 'MULTITUDE Multiplicity of languages brought from Turkey to Germany'.

(winners previous years)

Teaching Award

To recognize the contributions of CDSS doctoral students to teaching and learning at the School of Social Sciences and acknowledge the substantial contributions doctoral students make towards it.

2021 Call for applications

The 2021 joint winners are Anna Adendorf and Miriam Gohl

(winners previous years)

Publication of the Year Award

To recognize an outstanding publication published/accepted for publication in a peer reviewed journal in any given academic year.

2021 Call for applications

The 2021 winners are

Samuel Müller and Marius Sältzer for 'Twitter made me do it! Twitter's tonal platform incentive and its effect on online campaigning' published in Information, Communication & Society

(winners previous years)