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Epileptic Disorders

The Educational Journal of the International League Against Epilepsy


Awarded for the first time in 1963 to encourage epilepsy research in Germany, to date the MICHAEL PRIZE is one of the most highly regarded  international awards for the best contributions to experimental and clinical research which promote further developments in epileptology.
The MICHAEL PRIZE is awarded biennially and is specifically addressed to younger researchers not older than 45 years of age. The prize money is 20.000 Euro.

The MICHAEL PRIZE 2017 will be awarded for research in one of the following fields:

• Clinical neurophysiology
• Neuropsychology, Psychology and Psychiatry
• Neuroimaging

For the MICHAEL PRIZE 2017 may be considered

• up to three scientific papers in English language which may be published or submitted for publication
• at least one of the papers, already published or not, must be from the period 2015 / 2016

The papers (publications or manuscripts) must be submitted to the STIFTUNG MICHAEL before December 31, 2016 together with a curriculum vitae and with an indication which of the three eligible fields the applicant's research is referring to. Letters of support will not be considered.

For entry form and upload, please consult:

The applications submitted will be rated by an independent jury consisting of:

Heidrun Potschka, Munich / Germany
Matthias Koepp, London / UK
Yushi Inoue, Shizuoka / Japan

The final decision will be taken by the Board of Trustees of the Michael Foundation ; legal recourse is excluded.

Since 2006, the MICHAEL PRIZE is kindly sponsored by UCB International

For information: Stiftung Michael Alsstr. 12 D – 53227 Bonn / Germany
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