Oberwolfach Prize

The Oberwolfach Prize is financed by the Oberwolfach Foundation and awarded in cooperation with the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach to young mathematicians. The prize is awarded approximately every three years for excellent achievements in changing fields of mathematics. The Scientific Committee of the Gesellschaft für mathematische Forschung e.V. is involved in selecting the prize winners from the nominations. The Oberwolfach Prize comes with an award of Euro 10,000.

Oberwolfach Prize 2022: Call for Proposals

Flyer with call for proposalsThe Oberwolfach Foundation awards in cooperation with the Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach a prize for excellent achievements in

Algebra and Number Theory

The prize amounts to 10,000 €. Candidates should be mathematicians with Ph.D./Dr. degree received not more than 10 years ago and must be nominated. Proposals should contain a description of the scientific achievements, curriculum vitae and publication list of the candidate.

We request all senior scientists in Algebra and Number Theory to make proposals before 1 October 2022 (extended deadline) to:

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Huisken
Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach
Schwarzwaldstrasse 9-11
77709 Oberwolfach

Phone: +49 (0)7834 979 51
Fax: +49 (0)7834 979 55
Email: director@mfo.de


Oberwolfach Prize Winners 1991 - 2019

Portrait of Oskar Randal-Williams


Oscar Randal-Williams (Cambridge)

Geometry and Topology

Jacob Fox


Jacob Fox (Stanford)

Discrete Mathematics

Presentation of Jacob Fox

Hugo Duminil-Copin


Hugo Duminil-Copin (Genève)

Stochastics and Statistics

Presentation of H. Duminil-Copin

Presentation of the certificate to Nicola Gigli and László Székelyhidi


Nicola Gigli (Nice)
László Székelyhidi (Bonn)

Analysis and Applied Mathematics

Presentation of N. Gigli
Presentation of L. Szekelyhidi

Ngô Bao Châu


Ngô Bao Châu (Orsay)

Algebra and Number Theory

Presentation of Ngô Bao Châu

Paul Biran infront of Boy surface


Paul Biran (Tel Aviv)

Geometry and Topology

Presentation of P. Biran

Luca Trevisan


Luca Trevisan (Berkeley)

Discrete Mathematics

Alice Guionnet


Alice Guionnet (Paris)


Gero Friesecke

Stefan Sauter


Gero Friesecke (Oxford)
Stefan Sauter (Zürich)

Analysis and Applied Mathematics

Jörg Brüdern


Jörg Brüdern (Stuttgart)
Jens Franke (Bonn)

Number Theory and Algebra


Peter Kronheimer (Oxford)

Topology and Geometry