Announcement of the DICO - Promotion Award 2022

Announcement of the DICO - Promotion Award 2022

The Scientific Advisory Board of the German Institute for Compliance - DICO e.V. awards the DICO Doctoral Prize to outstanding doctoral theses in the field of compliance research. The prize is awarded for excellent dissertations in German or English that have been accepted for doctoral studies at a university in Germany or in German-speaking foreign countries in the calendar years 2021/2022 and comes with prize money of 2,500 euros.

The award ceremony will take place at the DICO Forum 2023 on 26 September 2023.

Doctoral candidates from all academic disciplines whose outstanding dissertation is related to compliance and is characterised by academic excellence, topicality of the subject matter, relevance to compliance practice and interdisciplinarity are eligible to apply. The subject of the dissertation can be, for example: legal and business aspects of compliance, sustainability, communication, organisational psychology or behavioural research.

For the application, the dissertation, first and second opinions as well as a curriculum vitae are to be submitted as PDF documents exclusively electronically by 31.03.2023 to the following email address:


The scientific advisory board of the DICO e.V. will decide on the awarding of the prize.


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