Religions 2021 Young Investigator Award Nominations

The Prize:

  • CHF 2000 (Swiss Francs);
  • Option to publish one paper free of charge in Religions after successful peer review before the end of July 2022;
  • An engraved plaque.

Eligibility and Requirements:

  • Must have received their Ph.D. or equivalent degree no more than 10 years before 31 December 2020;
  • Must have produced ground-breaking research and/or made a significant contribution to the advancement of the research field of “religions”.
  • Candidates must be nominated by a senior researcher, research director, or department head.

List of Documents for Nomination

  • Detailed curriculum vitae including an updated publication list and a list of the researcher’s own research grants;
  • Scanned copy of doctorate certificate;
  • Signed nomination letters from two established senior scientists.


Open for nominations: 12 October 2020
Nomination deadline: 31 May 2021
Winner announced: 31 July 2021

How to submit nominations?

The nominations must be submitted online (
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact We look forward to receiving your nominations.

Prof. Dr. Klaus Baumann and Prof. Dr. Arndt Büssing
Editor-in-Chief, Religions