Academy Medal

The Academy Medal is awarded to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution in the Netherlands to the advancement of science in the broadest sense of the word. The Medal was established in 1983.


Science in general; science policy

Who is it for?

Individuals who contributed to the advancement of science in its broadest sense

Nomination and award

The Academy Board has decided to award the 2016 Academy Medal in the spring of 2017, on the advice of the Academy Medal jury. Academy members may nominate candidates (excluding other Academy members) in the disciplines covered by the Science Division. Please submit your nomination using the designated form (doc).

The deadline for Academy Medal nominations is 1 December 2016.

The 2016 Academy Medal will be awarded in the spring of 2017.