Application to Gerhard Jirka Award is now open!

IAHR Gerhard Jirka Award for Young Researchers

Dear Participants,

we would like to remind you that the best presentations shown during the 6th IAHR Europe Congress will be awarded by the IAHR Gerhard Jirka Award for Young Researchers.

This award was created in memory of Prof. Gerhard Jirka, and is intended to recognize the quality, originality and relevance of a presentation given by a Young Professional during the biennial IAHR Europe Division Congress (

At the time of the Congress, participants should be younger than 35 years (born in 1986 or later) and IAHR members. If you are not a member you can still join IAHR at

The presentations will be judged by an independent commission composed by IAHR experts, and awarded during the closing ceremony on Thursday, 18 of February.

If you would like to take part in the competition, please send us:

  • a proof confirming your status as Young Professional (e.g., passport),
  • your IAHR membership number,
  • submission ID,

to by February 12th, 2021.