Call for Submissions | Biennial Book Prize - Center for Austrian Studies

The Center for Austrian Studies is now accepting 2023 Book Prize submissions


Eligibility: Books published between January 1st, 2020 and December 31st, 2022 are eligible for submission. Eligible works may be from any discipline in the humanities, social sciences, or fine arts. The subject matter may deal with contemporary Austria, Austria’s relationship with Central Europe and the European Union, or the history, society, and culture of lands and peoples in Central and Eastern Europe with links to the former Habsburg Empire. 


Please note: The language of the publication must be English. Multi-authored studies or multi-author collections of essays are not eligible for this competition.


Please send 3 copies of each book to:

Center for Austrian Studies

University of Minnesota

Attn: CAS Book Prize Committee

314 Social Sciences Building

267 19th Avenue S.

Minneapolis MN 55455


Deadline for submissions: Friday, May 5, 2023. The winners will be announced in October 2023 at the German Studies Association conference in Montreal. For additional questions, please email


The CAS Book Prize has been made possible thanks to a generous donation from David and Rosemary Good.