|Award winner||Date||Titel of the dissertation||supervised by|
|Ksenia Keplinger||2016||A Moral Being is an Accountable Being: Ethical Leadership and Accountability in Monastic Organizations||Feldbauer-Durstmüller|
|Martin Hiebl||2012||Die Rolle des Chief Financial Officer in großen Familienunternehmen [The role of the Chief Financial Officer in large family businesses]||Feldbauer-Durstmüller/Pernsteiner|
|Thomas Haas||2010||State-of-the-Art des Controllings in international tätigen Familienunternehmen [State-of-the-Art of controlling in internationally active family businesses]||Feldbauer-Durstmüller/Pernsteiner|
Since 2008, the Award of Excellence, which is an educational state fund award accompanied with EUR 3,000 in prize money, has honoured the 40 best dissertations of the past academic year. The proposals for this award come from the universities. The awards are presented at a ceremony in December each year.