In memory of Gábor Szász, the German Society for Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (DGKL) endows the Gábor Szász Award for outstanding work in the field of clinical chemistry and pathobiochemistry.


€ 15.000

If the award is simultaneously granted to several recipients, the endowment will be shared. The amount of the respective endowment share will be determined by the jury and should not be below ? 5 000.



As a rule, the award is presented every three years on the occasion of the Annual General Meeting of the DGKL. Conferment is undertaken by the president of the DGKL or his/her deputy. Each award recipient is then obliged to report on the most important findings of his/her work.


Award recipients

Anybody who has published one or more excellent scientific papers in the area of clinical chemistry and/or pathobiochemistry in the two calendar years preceding the conferment is eligible for the award.

The award may be shared by several recipients.


Call of proposals

The award will be announced nationally.
Each member of the DGKL may suggest a recipient for the award. Suggestions must be submitted with detailed substantiation.



Voting for the award will be carried out by a jury comprising
(1) two members of the DGKL executive committee, one as chair
(2) three members of the DGKL appointed by the executive committee.
The jury will call on at least two independent referees.
The award will be granted without legal prejudice.