- Short Name: Kurd Lasswitz Prize Award Type Record # 64
- Full Name: Kurd-Laßwitz-Preis
- Awarded For: Best Science Fiction Work
- Awarded By: German SF Professionals
- Poll: No
- Covers more than just SF: No
- Webpages: kurd-lasswitz-preis.de, Science Fiction Awards Database, Wikipedia-DE, Wikipedia-EN
HistoryThe Kurd-Laßwitz-Preis is probably the best known German-language science fiction award and was named after the German author Kurd Laßwitz. It was first awarded in 1981 in several categories and also includes an award category for best foreign work since 1984.
Award result interpretationThe award only distinguishes between the winner and the other nominations in each category. It does not rank the nominations, even though the official award website lists the number of votes that each nomination received. These numbers are stated solely for informational purposes because there had been repeated requests about these numbers. This has been confirmed by the award committee.