The gender prize is awarded every two years by the Commission and the Office for the Equality of Women and Men at the University of Fribourg. The award, endowed with a prize of CHF 3,000, is awarded for master's thesis, doctoral thesis or scientific publications dealing with gender research.
In 2016, two excellent works were awarded the gender prize ex-aequo: the article by Dr. Pascal Gygax and Prof. Ute Gabriel «Gender and Linguistic Sexism» presented in the book by H. Giles & A. Maass (Eds) « Advances in and prospects for intergroup communication. "Published by Peter Lang in New York. The award went to Mrs. Martina Werder for her master's thesis "Gender-oriented support in the teaching of natural science - Theory-based development and evaluation of a material collection for secondary school I."