Karl Jaspers Prize Youth

Call 2020/21 -First Edition

The Italian Karl Jaspers Society, in collaboration with the “Studi Jaspersiani” Journal, is glad to announce for the year 2021 the first Edition of the Karl Jaspers Prize Youth.

The Prize will be awarded to an unpublished essay of a young researcher (Ph.D or Ph.D student) who is not over 32 years old.


Nominations are individual and can include self-nominations.

Allowed essays in Italian, German, English, French, Spanish (max. 40.000 characters) devoted to the analysis or to the development of an aspect of Karl Jaspers philosophy.

The submission process is open until June 5th, 2021.

Applications must be submitted filling in the following Google form: https://forms.gle/HgpVHE6WA9LqxjVs7 and they must contain:

  • personal data and contact details;
  • the title of the essay;
  • the academic position (admission in the PhD, PhD Degree);
  • Curriculum vitae et studiorum (pdf format);
  • The text of the essay submitted for nomination (max.40.000 characters, spaces included), complete with English abstract (word format).

Incomplete or late nominations will not be taken into account.

The winning essay and, possibly contributions considered worthy of mention, will be awarded on the occasion of the annual ceremony of the Karl Jaspers Prize and published on the number IX/2021 of the “Studi Jaspersiani” Journal, in the dedicated section to Karl Jaspers Prize.

For information, write to: societajaspersiana@gmail.com