Master Prize University Zurich

Every year, our law firm awards two prizes for outstanding Master’s theses in the field of national and international business law. All Master’s theses submitted at the University of Zurich are eligible for the prizes.

The NKF Master Prize consists of cash prizes in the amount of CHF 6,000 and CHF 4,000, respectively, and the opportunity to present your work at an awards ceremony.

If you would like to submit your Master’s thesis for consideration, please send it to:

Niederer Kraft Frey AG
Lukas Beeler
Bahnhofstrasse 53
8001 Zurich

Closing date: End of August 2023

All information about the NKF Master Prize can be found in our regulations.

Prize winner 2021 & 2022 – University of Zurich:


  • 1st prize: Katherine Füglister for her thesis “Die neuen Verhaltensregeln des FIDLEG – eine Stärkung des Anlegerschutzes?”
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  • 2nd prize: Okan Yildiz for his thesis “Digitale Märkte als Herausforderung für das Schweizer Kartellrecht”
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  • 1st prize: Daniel Wenzinger for his thesis “Die Pflichten des Verwaltungsrats zur Aufrechterhaltung der Zahlungsfähigkeit in finanziellen Notlagen nach Art. 725 revOR”
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  • 2nd prize: Giulia Bachmann, Kayla Leich-Coetzee, Mattia Brugger and Robert Matic for their work in relation to their participation in the 20th edition of the John H. Jackson Moot Court around WTO law
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