Dank der Burg

Die Medaille "Dank der Burg"

‘Dank der Burg’ medal

Burg Giebichenstein’s Academic Senate awards the ‘Dank der Burg’ medal to associates of the university who have rendered exceptional services to the university.

The medal itself is cast bronze and is based on plaster models. Its diameter is 82 mm. Front: Stylised representation of the Oberburg Giebichenstein (Upper Castle), with lettering to the left and right of the image: DANK // DER / BURG, signed at the bottom: W.

Rear: Two female nudes and one male nude.Illustration in: “Der Bildhauer Gustav Weidanz, Ausstellung aus Anlass seines 100. Geburtstages”, Staatliche Galerie Moritzburg Halle, Halle (Saale), 1989, p. 183.

»Dank der Burg« awards since 1990

  • 1992 Prof. Günther Gnauck
  • 1994 Prof. Rudolf Horn
  • 1995 Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Geisler
  • 1997 Prof. Dr. Horst Oehlke
  • 2001 Prof. Paul Jung
  • 2002 Prof. Irmtraud Ohme (postum)
  • 2002 Prof. Dorothea Prühl
  • 2002 Prof. Johannes Langenhagen
  • 2002 Prof. Dr. Winfried Baumberger
  • 2002 Prof. Helmut Brade
  • 2003 Doz. Dieter Schaller
  • 2003 Prof. Peter Reimspieß
  • 2003 Karin Rößler
  • 2004 Prof. Ludwig Ehrler
  • 2004 Prof. Inge Götze
  • 2004 Prof. Rolf Roeder
  • 2005 Prof. Armin Graßl
  • 2005 Prof. Dietmar Petzold
  • 2005 Prof. Dr. Eberhardt B. Scharnowski
  • 2005 Prof. Gerhard Schwarz
  • 2006 Prof. Mechthild Lobisch
  • 2006 Prof. Peter Grahl
  • 2006 Prof. Rolf Müller
  • 2006 Prof. Wieland Poser
  • 2006 Doz. Hannelore Heise
  • 2008 Prof. Bernd Göbel
  • 2008 Prof. Antje Scharfe
  • 2012 Wolfgang Albrecht
  • 2012 Prof. Wolfgang Dreysse
  • 2012 Petra Fritz
  • 2013 Hartmut Voigt
  • 2013 Gabriele Porada
  • 2014 Dr. Renate Luckner-Bien

‘Dank der Burg’ medal

This medal of gratitude was created in 1948/49 for what was then known as the “Kunstschule Burg Giebichenstein” by Gustav Weidanz, who was the head of the sculpture class at the time.