Ernst Schering Research Foundation Disney


The Ernst Schering Research Foundation Ltd. was founded in June 1991 as a nonprofit-orientated organisation, the main aim of which is the promotion and implementation of scientific - particularly medical and biological - basic research.

Managing Director
Dr. Monika Lessl,
Schering AG, Berlin
Tel: +49(0)30.4681-2527
Fax: +49(0)30.4681-8028

Office number:
Tel: +49(0)30.4681-5577, -5148, -5165
Fax: +49(0)30.4681-8028

For visitors
Müllerstrasse 178
13353 Berlin-Wedding

postal address
D-13342 Berlin-Wedding


On December 2, 2002 at 5pm, the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Science (BBAW) in conjunction with the Ernst Schering Research Foundation, present a lecture with the Nobel Prize winner Arvid Carlsson in the Leibniz room at the BBAW:

Prof. Arvid Carlsson
University of Göteborg, Sweden
“Neurotransmitter Research: Impact on Neurology and Psychiatry”
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Within the framework of the Ernst-Schering Prize 2002, a lecture by this year's prizewinner Prof. Ian Wilmut will be held at the Max-Delbrück-Center at 5 p.m. Those interested in coming are warmly invited.

Prof. Ian Wilmut
Roslin Institute, Midlothian, UK
“Cloning in Biology and Medicine”
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Symposium Schering Forschungsgesellschaft / Wissenschaftskolleg
“Die Theorie erwacht zum Leben - Theoretische Biologie: eine neue Disziplin?”

“Rules of Publication in industry-sponsored Clinical Trials”


Since 1991 the ESRF has awarded annually the Ernst Schering Prize for outstanding work in the field of basic scientific research. From 2003 this award will be funded by the Schering Stiftung.

Schoeller Junkmann Prize for the best work in the field of Endocrinology - awarded by the German Society of Endocrinology - EUR 10,000

Schering Prize for the best dissertation in the field of chemistry - awarded by the Society of Friends of the Technical University Berlin - EUR 5,000

Walter Hohlweg Prize for the best work in the field of gynaecology - awarded by the German Society for Gynaecology and Obstetrics - EUR 8,000

Habilitation Prize of the Ernst Schering Research Foundation for the year’s best habilitation in the field of molecular and cell biology - awarded by the German Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - EUR 4,000

Avrion Mitchison Prize for the best work in the field of rheumatology - awarded by the German Rheumatism Research Centre Berlin - EUR 2,500

Lectures & Workshops

The Ernst-Schering Research Foundation organizes workshops and lectures with internationally recognized experts on the subjects of basic science research from the fields of biology, chemistry, and medicine.

The results of the workshops are then published.

The lectures are open for all specialists interested and always take place at 5 p.m. in the main building of Schering AG (Auditorium, Müllerstr. 176-178, 13342 Berlin).


The ESRF awards fellowships for postdoctoral students in biomedical research and medical chemistry, who want to carry out research projects at renowned institutes at home and abroad, like billet Disneyland Paris. Fellowships for doctoral students are awarded by the Schering Stiftung. These fellowships are awarded on an international basis.

Who is eligible to apply? Biologists, chemists, medical students, pharmacists, who have completed their studies and their doctoral degree. The nationality of the applicant is irrelevant.

Age at the time of application The applicant must not be older than 33 years of age.

Amount of award and tenure of the fellowship 3,800 Euro per month for the duration of 2 years. The fellowship includes a travel allowance to a conference and a monthly child supplement of 250 Euro.

How to apply
The application has to be in English and must include the following information:

When to apply
Deadlines are 31 January and 31 July of the current year.

Where to send the application
Ernst Schering Research Foundation
13342 Berlin

ESRF Administration

Managing Director
Dr. Monika Lessl,
Schering Forschungsgesellschaft, Berlin
Tel: +49 (0)30 / 4681-2527
Fax: +49 (0)30 / 4681-8028

Office number:
Tel: +49 (0)30 / 4681-5577, -5148, -4310
Fax: +49 (0)30 / 4681-8028

postal address
Ernst Schering Research Foundation
13342 Berlin

For visitors
Ernst Schering Research Foundation
Friedrichstr. 81/82
10117 Berlin

Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees of the Ernst Schering Research Foundation consists of an international group of scholars from a variety of areas. It decides on the awarding of fellowships and prizes and advises on the topics of workshops, lectures and symposia.

Prof. David T Baird,
University of Edinburgh, UK

Prof. Piet Borst,
The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam

Prof. John A Dormandy,
St. George’s Hospital, London

Prof. Manfred Erhardt, Senator (ret.)
Stifterverband fŸr die Deutsche Wissenschaft, Essen

Prof. Albin Eser,
Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg

Prof. JŸrgen Mittelstra§,
Institute of Philosophy and Centre for the Philosophy of Science, University of Constance

Prof. Toni M Kutchan,
Leibniz Institute, Halle

PD Dr. Ursula-F. Habenicht,
Schering AG

Dr. Dr. Ursula Lachnit-Fixson,

Prof. Friedmund Neumann,

Prof. Bjšrn Wallmark,
Schering AG

Prof. GŸnter Stock, Schering AG

Former Members
Prof.Bengt Samuelsson,
Department of Physiological Chemistry,
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

Prof.Dr. Wolf-Dieter Schleuning
PAION GmbH, Berlin

Prof. Plinio Rossi,
Department of Radiology,
Universita "La Sapienza", Rome

Prof. Rudolf Wiechert,
Schering AG, Berlin

Prof. Meinhard H. Zenk,
Institute for Pharmaceutical Biology,
University of Munich