Once per year, the German Society for Mammalian Biology confers the Fritz-Frank-Award, which is endowed with 3,000,- EUR, for excellency in mammalogical research to early career researchers.


*** The competition for the 2024 Fritz-Frank-Award has been closed ***

The opening of the competition for the year 2025 will be announced here in time.


Candidates may submit papers or doctoral theses published within the last three calendar years.  There is no age restriction. Only members of the German Society for Mammalian Biology are eligible. All zoological disciplines are suitable as long as research on mammals was the focus of the study.

Candidates are invited to submit an electronic version of the publications or theses that you want us to consider along with your curriculum vitae to Dr. Philip Dammann.

In addition, please send us suggestions for three reviewers with expertise in the respective

field and with whom you have not published or collaborated during the previous five years. A jury will decide on the awarding of the prize.