The Foundation

The H.C. Recktenwald Foundation was established on 17 December 1993 by Hertha Recktenwald in honour of and in accordance with the wishes of her late husband Professor Horst Claus Recktenwald.

The aim of the foundation is to enable the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg to award a prize to an academic scholar who was contributed to the advancement of economics with pathbreaking research.