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BAI-Science Award

One of the BAI's goals is the support of research studies, to combine theory and praxis and provide a basis for a dialogue not only within the respective field of study, but also between science and the AI industry and Investors. In 2010 the BAI decided to support scientific research in the field of Alternative Investments. The invitation to tender shall motivate junior researchers and scientists, to concentrate on doing Research on Alternative Investment topics.

For this purpose the BAI is offering the Science Award combined with financial rewards in an total amount of 10.000 Euro per year in the following categories:

   •   Bachelor Thesis
   •   Master Thesis
   •   Degree dissertation/ Habilitation
   •   Other scientific papers

These distinctions represent excellent scientific work in the field of Alternative Investments.

The awarding of prizes is decided by an independent jury, consisting of recognized experts from science and practice.

Members of the jury are:

Dajana Brodmann, E.ON
Prof. Dr. Mark Mietzner, Hochschule für Technik, Wirtschaft und Kultur Leipzig 
Prof. Dr. Denis Schweizer, Concordia University
Prof. Dr. Dirk Schiereck, TU Darmstadt
Dr. Lars Jaeger, GAM
Dr. Philippe Jost, Capital Dynamics


Deadline for the Science Award 2021 is February 28, 2021.

Notice: The prize is offered to students, doctoral students, student and post doctoral researchers from German Universities or German Research Institutions only. In addition, individuals or teams from the field of professional practice from Germany are entitled to participate. 

For further information, please do not hesitate to contact Roland Brooks under brooks@bvai.de or +49 (0)228 969 87 16.