Prix Média

We need excellent science journalism. The Prix Média supports media professionals with research contributions and prize money for exciting stories and innovative formats.


The application deadline for the Prix Média, the Prix Média Newcomer and the Research sponsorship 35+ was 15 May 2023. For the Prix Média and the Research sponsorship 35+, the prize jury will evaluate the entries submitted up to and including August and select the entries to be awarded.


For the Prix Média Newcomer, the jury will decide in June 2023 which entries will be considered for the Prix Média Newcomers. From then on, applicants will have until 30 September 2023 to submit their final entries for the Prix Média Newcomer. The winning entry will be determined by a public vote, which will take place from 2 - 10 October 2023.


The Prix Média, the Prix Média Newcomer and the Research sponsorship 35+ will be awarded on 3 November 2023 at Science'Comm in Bern.

Prix Média
The Prix Média is endowed with CHF 10,000 and stands for excellence in science journalism. It recognizes the important role of journalists at the interface between science and...
Prix Média Newcomer

The Prix Média Newcomer awards three projects in science journalism with 3,000 CHF and a winning prize of 4,000 CHF.

Research sponsorship 35+
Each year, the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences generally sponsor three excellent projects by journalists who are over 35 years old. With a project outline for a research...
Von Menschen und Tieren — Prix Média und Prix Média Newcomer 2022

Den Prix Média gewinnen die Reportage «One Health» und der Podcast «Skalpell und Wahn». Den Prix Média Newcomer gewinnt Lucas Vimpere für seinen seinem Dokumentarfilm.

Astrid Tomczak-Plewka

Contact person Prix Média


Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences

House of Academies

Laupenstrasse 7

P.O. Box

CH-3001 Bern