Willibald Sauerländer Award

The Willibald Sauerländer Award honours and supports early career research on the history of art history.

The prize funded by Conivncta Florescit Friends of the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte honours the memory of Willibald Sauerländer (1924-2018), from 1970 to 1989 director of the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte and an honorary professor at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich.

Consideration will be given to a Ph.D. dissertation, M.A. thesis, or publication. Applicants should be graduated.

The winning candidate, chosen by an independent committee of scholars, will receive € 6,000, and is expected to spend three months conducting research at the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte in Munich.