Apply for Best Thesis Award

Best thesis award

Second-year students can apply for the Best Thesis Award by August 31, 2020.

Students are eligible for the Best Thesis Award in case they have received either two reviews suggesting the grade “A” or one review suggesting “A” and one suggesting “B”. In the case of the MA thesis defence at Leiden University, students with a joint review grade “A” and “B” are eligible. Students nominate themselves or may be nominated by a fellow student or supervisor via email to The email must include the full text of the MA thesis in pdf format and both reviews (a joint review in case of a thesis submitted in Leiden).

The EPS joint committee will announce the result of the Best Thesis Award in the second half of September 2020. The winner will be invited to the EPS inauguration in October 2020 in Prague for the ceremony. The award is accompanied by a financial prize.