Prize winners at the Closing Ceremony of the Keynes Promotion

The Rector and the entire College of Europe community would like to congratulate the following prize winners. These prizes were awarded at the annual Closing Ceremony of the academic year of the Keynes Promotion 2016/2017. 

Closing Ceremony for the John Maynard Keynes Promotion 2016-2017.Prize Givers & Winners

  • Academic awards presented by Rector Jörg MONAR.
  • EUROJUST Award for the best thesis on judicial cooperation in criminal matters in the EU, presented by Mrs Michèle CONINSX: Céline DUBACQ (POL) (FR)
  • Google Prize for the best thesis on EU competition rules and policy relating to information technology, presented by Ms Julia HOLTZ: Tobias PESCH (LAW-elea) (DE)
  • Sergio LOPEZ PERONA Memorial Prize for the best thesis on the EU’s relations with the Middle East, presented by Mr Mathias FALKENBERG: Brice DIDIER (IRD) (FR)
  • Rafael SANZ RODRIGUEZ Memorial Prize for the best thesis in the Department of European Legal Studies, presented by Rector Jörg MONAR: Alfredo SARACINO (LAW) (IT)
  • IRD German Language Prize, presented by Ms Margit C. PFÄNDER: Mariana FERNANDEZ PUCHE (IRD) (ES)
  • Burson-Marsteller Prize for the best thesis on the role of non-governmental actors in EU policy-making, presented by Ms Anett TOTH: Andreia SILVA (POL) (PT)
  • ENP Award for the best thesis on the European Neighbourhoud Policy (Bruges), presented by Professor Sieglinde GSTÖHL: Jana STUHLMANN (POL) (DE)
  • Baillet Latour Award for the best thesis on EU-China relations, presented by Professor Jing MEN: Yaning ZHANG (POL) (CN)
  • Johnson & Johnson Prize for the best thesis on a consumer-related topic, presented by Mr Gustavo MARANES: Tamara NICOLAESCU (ECO) (MD)
  • ECDPM Award for the best thesis on new directions for EU relations with Africa, presented by Professor James MACKIE: Suzin AKCAY (IRD) (TN/TR/US)
  • European External Action Service (EEAS) Award for the best thesis on EU external relations, presented by Mr Mirko PUIG: Monica MUSCIO (IRD) (IT) 
  • European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) Prize for the best thesis on public policies impacting the pharmaceutical sector, presented by Mrs Marie-Claire PICKAERT: Luca DEPLANO (ECO-elea) (IT)
  • EUROPOL Award for the best thesis on EU Internal Security, presented by Mr Alfredo NUNZI: Zoé FREUND (POL) (FR)
  • European Telecommunications Network Operators' Assosciation (ETNO) Prize, presented by Rector Jörg MONAR: Alexander MÄKELÄ (POL-eppa) (SE)
  • EXXONMOBIL Award for the best thesis on the future of energy in Europe, presented by Mr Nikolaas BAECKELMANS: Anna MARTIN (POL) (DE)
  • Jacques DELORS Prize for the best thesis on a subject relating to the European Project, presented by Ms Claire DAVID: Francesca DALBONI (POL) (IT)
  • Linklaters Prize for the best thesis on the economic analysis of European law, presented by Mr Thomas FRANCHOO: Sarah BOUCHON (LAW) (FR)
  • Mayer Brown Prize for the best thesis on the impact of EU law on business, presented by Mr Angel ALVAREZ ALBERDI: Sean O’MAHONY (LAW) (IRL)
  • Microsoft Award for the best thesis on information and communication technologies, presented by Mr Mark LANGE: Salvatore VERNUCCIO (LAW) (IT)
  • Transparency International EU Prize for the best thesis on the European Union's role in anti-corruption efforts/transparency, integrity and accountability of the EU’s Institutions, presented by Mr Leo HOFFMANN-AXTHELM: Marian CEPOI (EIS) (MD)
  • TÜSIAD Award for the best thesis on EU enlargement policies, presented by Ms Dilek AYDIN: Gabrielle BADIN (LAW) (FR)
  • Union for the Mediterranean Award for the best thesis on Euro-Mediterranean relations, presented by Rector Jörg MONAR: Alena HUSS (IRD) (AT)
  • UNU-CRIS Prize for the best thesis on the EU and other world regions, presented by Mr Anthony ANTOINE: Oleksandra ZMIYENKO (EIS) (PL/UA)
  • EUISS award for the best thesis on the EU’s common foreign and security policy, the common security and defence policy and the EU external relations, presented by Professor Antonio MISSIROLI: Justine KUBERA (POL) (BE)
  • Prize of the ‘Dipartimento Italiano Politiche Europee della Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri’ for the 5 best Italian students, presented by Rector Jörg MONAR: 
    • Fulvia RISTUCCIA (LAW)
    • Nicolò BOMPIERI (ECO)
    • Costanza PIERDONATI (POL-eppa)
    • Guido PAOLINI (ECO-elea)
    • Gabriele TALLONE (EIS)
  • EESC Award for the best thesis on the role of the actors of the civil society in the European decision-making process, presented by Rector Jörg MONAR: Rémi COLLOMBET-GOURDON (POL) (FR)
  • Global Competition Law Center Prize for the best thesis on competition law and policy, presented by Rector Jörg MONAR: winner to be decided in October

The College of Europe and the prize winners would also like to thank the prize givers for the prizes and the many opportunities they give to our students. 

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