Friedrich Nietzsche Prize

Friedrich Nietzsche Prize
Country Germany
Presented by Saxony-Anhalt
Reward(s) €15,000
First awarded 1996
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The Friedrich Nietzsche Prize or Friedrich-Nietzsche-Preis is a German literary award named after Friedrich Nietzsche and awarded by the state of Saxony-Anhalt. It was first awarded in 1996 for a German-language essayistic or philosophical work.[1] The Friedrich Nietzsche Prize is endowed with 15,000 euros. It is awarded by the Prime Minister of Saxony-Anhalt on the basis of proposals by an international jury.[2]

The Friedrich Nietzsche Prize is the highest award in Germany, awarded exclusively for philosophical and essayistic achievements.[3]

Comprehensive list of award winners


  1. General information about the Friedrich Nietzsche Prize
  2. Procedure and jury in 2012
  3. Comparison with other philosophy prizes in Germany

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