Rector Federica MOGHERINI 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 Mário Soares Promotion 2020-2021.
-Laureate of the ECO Department
WINNER: Andrea DI NOCERA (IT) – Maeve O’CONNOR (IE)
-Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft Award for the best thesis on EU state aid, EU public procurement or EU structural funds policy.
WINNER: Federico FICHERA (IT) (LAW)
-Martin Sojer Memorial Prize for the best thesis on a topic related to economics and finances.
WINNER: Joseph Harry TYRELL (GB) (EIS)
-Prize of the ‘Dipartimento Italiano Politiche Europee della Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri’ for the 5 best Italian students.
WINNERS: Andrea DI NOCERA Andrea (ECO)
Joshua HONEYCUTT (Natolin)
Nicolo GIRALDO (Natolin)
Bruna HAMEL (Natolin)
Maria Sofia DE FELICE (LAW)
-Laureate of the LAW Department.
WINNER: Jean-Baptiste POCHE (FR)
-Rafael Sanz Rodriguez Memorial Prize for the best thesis in the Law Department.
WINNER: Christian OLLIG (DE) (LAW)
-Best Friends Award for the best thesis on competition law in the digital age.
WINNER: Colm HAWKES (IE) (LAW)
-Global Competition Law Center Prize for the best thesis on competition law and policy.
WINNER: to be decided later
-Linklaters Prize for the best thesis on the economic analysis of European law.
WINNER: Alma DANGY (LU/FR) (LAW)
-Mayer Brown Prize for the best thesis on the impact of EU law on business with a special emphasis on competition law and/or cybersecurity and data protection.
WINNER: Théo VERDI (FR) (LAW)
-TÜSIAD Award for the best thesis on EU enlargement policies.
WINNER: Selin BATITÜRK (FR) (IRD)
-Ruben Perea Molleda Memorial Prize for the best LAW-ELEA student.
WINNER: Nicolas CHAVONNAND-VALADES (FR/ES) (LAW-ELEA)
- Academic awards presented by Professor Olivier COSTA of the European Political and Governance Studies Department:
-Laureate of the POL Department.
WINNER: Juuso JÄRVINIEMI (FI)
-Burson, Cohn & Wolfe Prize for the best thesis on the role of non-governmental actors in EU policy-making.
WINNER: Julie RUAUD (FR) (POL)
-European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations Prize for the thesis on a subject related to health or public policies/regulation/trade impacting the pharmaceutical sector.
WINNER: Lea Samanta CASTRO (DK/MX) (POL)
-Johnson & Johnson Prize for the best thesis written about health or consumer product issues that relate to either EU/Member State legislation, or examine how interest groups interact with decision-makers on healthcare issues.
WINNER: Mathias KIRKEGAARD (DK) (POL)
-Sir Julian Priestley Memorial Awards for the best thesis on European policies and strategies/on European institutions.
WINNER (European Policies and Strategies): Mathias KIRKEGAARD (DK) (POL)
WINNER (European Institutions): Julie RUAUD (FR) (POL)
-EESC Award for the best thesis on the role of the actors of the civil society in the European decision-making process.
WINNER: Sandra GILLNER (DE) (POL)
-Energy Community Award for the best thesis on European energy governance.
WINNER: Ronan McLAUGHLIN (GB) (IRD)
-European Court of Auditors audit thesis award.
WINNER: Marlon HILDEN (DE) (ECO-EPPA)
-European People’s Party Group award for the best thesis on the role and contribution of the European Parliament and its political groups.
WINNER: Donald DE VINCK DE WINNEZEELE (BE) (IRD)
-FleishmanHillard Award for the best thesis on EU Energy Policy.
WINNER: Lorenzo PALIOTTA (FR/IT) (POL)
-Jacques Delors Prize for the best thesis on a subject relating to the European Project.
WINNER: Laura ATZENI (IT) (LAW)
Transparency International EU Prize for the best thesis on the European Union’s role in anti-corruption efforts/tranparency, integrity and accountability of the EU’s institutions.
WINNER: Paul WHELAN (IE) (EIS)
- Academic awards presented by Professor Sieglinde GSTÖHL of the EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies Department:
-Laureate of the IRD Department
WINNERS: Rémi BAUCHER (FR) – Wilf KING (IE)
-Goethe-Institut - IRD German Language Prize.
WINNER: Alessandro FERRARIO (IT) (IRD)
-Prix de Français RIE - APFF (Richelieu international Europe – Association pour la promotion de la francophonie en Flandre) pourle meilleur étudiant pour chaque cours de langue française.
Classe de Christian LAUSE: Philipp ARTZ (DE) (IRD)
Classe de Dalibor TOMIC: Miloš MIRKOVIĆ (DE) (IRD)
Classe d’Anne-Françoise COUNET: Paulo ROQUETE VITORINO (PT) (IRD)
Classe de Thierry ALTMAN: Ciara CAMPBELL (GB/IE) (IRD)
Le plus méritant: Ciara CAMPBELL (GB/IE) (IRD)
-Sergio Lopez Perona Memorial Prize for the best thesis on the EU’s relations with the Middle East.
WINNER: Corentin PERROCHAUD (FR) (IRD)
-ENP Award for the best thesis on the European Neighbourhoud Policy (Bruges).
WINNER: Juuso JÄRVINIEMI (FI) (POL)
-Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) award for the best thesis on the Eastern Partnership.
WINNER: Lucie MCANEA (GB) (IRD)
-European External Action Service (EEAS) Award for the best thesis on EU external relations.
WINNER: Philipp ARTZ (DE) (IRD)
-Union for the Mediterranean Award for the best thesis on Euro-Mediterranean relations.
WINNER: Julia VASSILEVA (AT/GB) (IRD)
-United Nations University-CRIS Prize for the best thesis on the EU and global governance.
WINNER: Kevin LE MERLE (NO/FR) (EIS)
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 our students.