The Prize Package

Three final theses will be awarded a prize. Furthermore a special prize can be awarded for dissertations, habilitations or comparable post-doctoral theses. Your participation is worth it. Under the heading "Starter Kit for young academics" we have put together an attractive prize package:

Seed capital:

As the winner of the German Simulation And Gaming Award 2017 you receive lucrative prize money: 1.000 € for the first place, 750 € for the second place and 500 € for the third place. The special prize is endowed with 1.000 €.

Presentational Platform:

The prize winners are invited to present their results to an interested professional audience at the European Simulation And Gaming Forum. For the winners the entrance is free of charge. The award ceremony takes place 22nd of June 2017 at the European Simulation And Gaming Forum in Stuttgart.


The winners receive a biennial free membership in ISAGA (International Simulation And Gaming Association), the entrance ticket to a network of interested scientists and professionals. Dutch winners will be "honorary guest" of Saganet for one year (attendence to all Saganet seminars for free).


For especially outstanding theses the ZMS will enable free publication in the ZMS-owned series.