The Franz Berberich Prize is funded by the Franz Berberich Foundation at the Technische Universität München. The foundation promotes science and research at the TUM, primarily at the Department of Architecture. The Franz Berberich Foundation was founded in 1992.
With the Franz Berberich Prize, the Department of Architecture aims to promote outstanding research work of a project-related character among young researchers (members of staff and students). The prize money is at least 2000 Euro.