College of Europe – Arenberg European Prize: Exploring Federal Solutions


The College of Europe – Arenberg European Prize is awarded to an excellent contribution in history, humanities or social sciences, which, using historical and/or comparative analysis, explores federal solutions for European integration. The College of Europe – Arenberg European Prize amounts to EUR 5.000,-.

The aim of the College of Europe – Arenberg European Prize is to single out an original work in whatever area of humanities or social sciences, including history, economics, law, sociology, political science, international relations. The winning work should offer a critical analysis of and a fresh and original approach to key European problems, informed by historical and/or comparative study. 


Two types of works are eligible for the College of Europe - Arenberg European Prize. First, Master's theses submitted at a university between 1 September 2014 and 30 September 2016 inclusive. Second, articles by doctoral students, who were in the same period enrolled in a doctoral programme at a university.

In either case, the submitted work cannot exceed 30,000 words in length (footnotes included). Please note that this limit will be strictly applied. Longer works submitted will not be taken into consideration. Only works submitted in either English, German, or French are accepted. Both published and unpublished work can be submitted. Only sole-author submissions are considered.


The Prize

The Prize laureate will be invited to come and present their winning work at a public award ceremony. Submission deadline: 30 September 2016.


arenberg [at]
College of Europe - Natolin campus
'Arenberg European Prize'
ul. Nowoursynowska 84
PL-02-797 Warszawa


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