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Business history award

The GUG annualy awards the Business History Award for outstanding dissertations, postdoctoral qualifications and monographs concerning business history that has to be published in the series of the ZUG by the publishing house C.H. Beck. The prize is valued at € 3000.

The jury consists of the professors Toni Pierenkemper, Margit Szöllösi-
Janze, Patrick Fridenson and Werner Plumpe as responsible editor of the ZUG. Further details will be given by the CEO Dr. Andrea H. Schneider.

The awards ceremony takes place at the respective Public Lectures of the GUG.


The winner of the Business History Award 2016 is:

Sebastian Brünger: „Geschichte und Gewinn. Der Umgang deutscher Konzerne mit ihrer NS-Vergangenheit".