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Awards

The German Communication Association has awards in various categories. Outstanding dissertations in the field are recognized biannually. In the years between the Dissertation Awards, theoretical advancements are recognized with the Theory Award of the DGPuK.Additionally, every year the association recognizes the best journal publication within our field and the best presentation of the DGPuK’s annual conference.
 

DGPuK’s Dissertation Award

The Dissertation Award comes with a € 2000 prize. The next dissertation award will be awarded in 2018. Award winners are chosen from outstanding dissertations with important implications for the German communication and media studies. Dissertations in German and English, from DGPuK members or supervised by a DGPuK member, submitted at a German, Swiss, or Austrian University can be nominated. Dissertations should not be older than two years and can be nominated by the author or the supervisor.
 

Current Award Winners

2018 

Christian Katzenbach (Berlin)
 

Past Award Winners

2016

Mathias Weber (Mainz)

 

2014 

Benjamin Krämer (München)

 

2012 

Stephanie Geise (Hohenheim)

 

2010 

Eva Baumann (Münster)
 

2008 

Jörg Matthes (Zürich)
 

2006 

Thorsten Quandt (Ilmenau)
 

2004 

Maja Malik (Hamburg)
 

2002

First Prize: Gregor Daschmann (Mainz)
Second Prize: Simone C. Ehmig (Mainz)
Recognition: Klaus Meier (Eichstätt)
 

2000

Dr. des. Ulrike Röttger (Zürich)
Dr. phil. Jens Wolling (Ilmenau)
 

1998

Gregor Halff (Münster)

 

Journal Article Award

For the best publication in the DGPuK journals Publizistik, Medien & Kommunikationswissenschaft and SCM
 

Current Award Winners

2018

Annie Waldherr
Frank Mangold
 

Past Award Winners

2017

Andreas Hepp
Hans-Bernd Brosius
Otfried Jarren
Anna Maria Theis-Berglmair
Felix Frey

 

2016

Andreas Schmidt
Sarah Bosold/Eva-Maria Felka/Dominique Heinbach/Melanie Magin/Alice Pieper/Birgit Stark/Miriam Steiner
Katharina Neumann
 

2015

Mario Heim/Magdalena Obermaier/Carsten Reinemann
Marion Rahnke/Karin Stengel/Ines C. Vogel
Christoph Neuberger
 

2014

Rinaldo Kühne
Uli Bernhard/Marco Dohle
Michael Latzer
 

2013

Andreas Vlašić
Margreth Lünenborg
Jana Ebermann/Matthes Fleck/Miriam Meckel/Thomas Plotkowiak/Katarina Stanoevska-Slabeva
 

2012

Michael Scharkow
Irene Neverla/Monika Taddicken
 

2011

Cidgem Bozdag/Andreas Hepp/Laura Suna
Volker Gehrau/Lutz Goertz
Maria Löblich
 

2010

Thomas Hanitzsch/Josef Seethaler
Marcus Maurer
Ralph Weiß
 

2009

Stephanie Opitz/Gerhard Vowe/Marco Dohle
Silke Adam
Nikolaus Jackob/Thomas Petersen/Thomas Roessing
 

2008

Thomas Hanitzsch
Thymian Bussemer
Romy Fröhlich/Bertram Scheufele
 

2007

Patrick Donges
Thomas Petersen
Wolfgang Schweiger
 

2006

Andreas Fahr/Tabea Böcking
Wiebke Loosen
Frank Esser/Christine Schwabe/Jürgen Wilke
 

2005

Jens Wolling (München)
Elisabeth Klaus (Salzburg) und Margreth Lünenborg (Wien)
Marcus Maurer (Mainz)
 

2004

Matthias Kohring/Jörg Matthes
Volker Lilienthal
Constanze Rossmann

 

 

Best Conference Presentation by Junior Researchers

 

Current Award Winners

2018

Niklas Veneman
Leonard Reinecke/Christian Schemer/Svenja Schäfer
Adrian Meier
 

Past Award Winners

2017

Fabian Pfaffenberger
Katrin Jungnickel
Tobias Füchslin/Silje Kristiansen/Julia Metag/Adrian Rauchfleisch/Mike S. Schäfer
 

2016

Svenja Schäfer / Michael Sülflow
Erich Koenen
Tobias Lentz/Adrian Meier
 

2015

Patricia Müller
Joesphine B. Schmitt
Marlen Bartsch
 

2014

Julian Ausserhofer/Christian Katzenbach
Sanja Kapidzic/Malte Landwehr
Matthias Berg/Cindy Roitsch
Katrin Jungnickel
 

2013

Monika Elser/Johanna Möller
Magdalena Obermaier
Christian Nuernbergk
 

2012

Peter Gentzel/Erik Koenen
Marco Bachl/Catharina Vögele
Jesse Bächler
Annika Sehl
 

2011

Tina Bettels/Susanne Fengler
Martin Krieg
Matthias Berg/Andreas Hepp
 

2010

Olaf Jandura/Lena Ziegler
Marko Bachl/Stephanie Geise
Ulrike Wagner
 

2009

Anja Obermüller
Caroline Düvel
Ulrike Rohn
 

2008

Inga Huck
Freya Sukalla
Timo Reuter
 

2007

Susanne Kinnebrock/Maria Löblich/Mark Eisenegger
Michael Brüggemann/Katharina Kleinen von Königslöw/Stefanie Sifft

 

2006

Best presentation by young scholars:

Bertram Scheufele;/Alexander Haas, Annina Bleek/Andre
Gysbers, Matthias Kempf/Thilo Pape
 

Best poster by young scholars:

Stefan Weinacht/Claudia Kähne/Holger Schmittfull
 

Best presentation in the open topic panel by young scholars:

Marco Dohle
 

2005

Best presentation in the open topic panel by young scholars:

Markus Lehmkuhl
 

Best presentation by young scholars:

Jens Köster,Torsten Maurer (Berlin),Katja Schwer (München)
 

2004

Best presentation in the open topic panel by young scholars:

Anne-Katrin Arnold (Hannover)
 

Best presentation by young scholars:

Constanze Rossmann (München)
Tabea Boecking (München)
Maren Hartmann (Erfurt)
Stephanie Luecke (Erfurt)

 

DGPuK’s Theory Award

Since 2015, the Theory Award biannually honors outstanding theoretical contributions to the field of communication and media studies.
 

Award Winner 2017

Christoph Kuhlmann
Nick Couldry/Andreas Hepp

 

Award Winner 2015

Christoph Neuberger