Honorary Visa of the German EU Council Presidency 1999 (Visa Group) at the occasion of the EU Symposium EG-Visa 2000 (28-30 June 1999 in Nuremberg).

Honorary Medal "bene merenti" of the Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg.

Award of the BayernOnline Award at the BayernOnline International Congress. The BayernOnline Award is the only one awarded in Bavaria for excellency and innovation in internet applications. It is the aim of this award to honour particular success in realising internet projects, thus making them accessible to a wider public. 2003 saw the third award of the BayernOnline Award. The fr_digital_knowledge_management (fr_dkm™) was one of three nominees in the category e-business.