Honors and Awards

1984Heisenberg-Fellowship of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
2006Europhysics Prize of the European Physical Society
"For the development and application of the dynamical mean field theory"
(together with A. Georges, G. Kotliar, W. Metzner)
2010Max Planck-Medaille der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft
"In recognition of his significant contributions to the derivation of a new mean-field theory of correlated quantum systems and to the understanding of many-body problems in the quantum theory of condensed matter"
2011Elected to the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities
2011Ernst Mach Honorary Medal of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
"For Merit in the Physical Sciences"
2012Einstein Lecture of the Annalen der Physik