The objective

The Benedict Prize of Moenchengladbach is awarded for value-oriented and, against the background of the Christian occidental experience, in a special way outstanding action.
The prize is awarded for fundamental contributions, especially in the fields of science, economics, politics, society and culture, which are exemplary for the future.
The prize comes with a certificate, plaque and prize money of 5,000 euros. The association “Benediktpreis von Mönchengladbach” awards this prize in cooperation with the city of Mönchengladbach and with the support of Gladbacher Bank.