Meet the nominees & the awardee


Events with the nominees

25 May 2022, 7 pm: German Non-Fiction Slam at Technoseum Mannheim. Eight slammers talk us through the nominated books in six minutes. Hosted by presenter and slammer Sandra Da Vina.

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29 May 2022, 11 am: Matinee at Humboldt Forum Berlin. One day before the award ceremony, the nominees discuss their books with regard to current questions and central topics of the Humboldt Forum. Hosted by Hadnet Tesfai, Shelly Kupferberg and Jörg Thadeusz. This event will also be streamed.

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30 May 2022, 6 pm: Award ceremony at the Humboldt Forum Berlin. Watch the livestream and find out who receives the German Non-Fiction Prize 2022.

Watch the live stream


Events with the awardee

21 July 2022, 7 pm: The awardee at Deutsche Bank Stiftung, Frankfurt. The main sponsor of the German Non-Fiction Prize hosts a talk with the awardee.

13 October 2022, 7:30 pm: The awardee talks about their book at vhs.wissen live. This event is planned as a digital live broadcast.


Logo Stiftung Buchkultur und Leseförderung des Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels

Main Supporter

Logo Deutsche Bank Stiftung


Logo Humboldt Forum