Call for papers

Call: ESST Undergraduate Essay Prize

The ESST Undergraduate Essay Prize (€500) is awarded annually to the best paper on science, technology and society relations. BA students from all fields of study attending any European university are eligible to apply. Essays should be 2000-3000 words long, in English, and can be about any aspect of science, technology, and society. An international jury decides.

Deadline: 26 July 2019. Further details can be found on the website.

Submissions open for Mosaïek’s spring/summer edition

Mosaïek‘s spring/summer edition is coming out in April and we are currently looking for submissions. If you would like to contribute to the magazine, email us at mosaiek-submissions@maastrichtuniversity.nl.

Need a little inspiration? This edition’s theme is ‘Losing Grounds’. What does this mean? Anything you want it to. Losing grounds does not have to be something negative.


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Submissions open for the Kremers Award 2019

The Kremers Award has been set up to commemorate the restructuring activity that took place after the closure of the coal mines in the South Limburg region between 1965 and 2010. The Kremers Prizes will be awarded once every two years for the best research project described in a thesis by a higher education student.

Students (bachelor, master or PhD) are invited to upload their thesis by 31 August. More information can be found on the website.

Submit a thesis for the Dutch Student Union (LSVb) Thesis Award

Have you written, or do you know of a thesis which has been written on Higher Education? If so, submit the thesis for the Landelijke Studenten Vakbond (LSVb) thesis prize. The winning thesis will be discussed in an ‘education cafe’, which takes place in the Senate of the Netherlands (eerste kamer). More information can be found on the website (in Dutch). Theses in English can also be submitted.

Call for Proposals: SDG Action Competition

UM’s Opening of the Academic Year on Monday 3 September focuses on the responsibility of universities for sustainable development. The university is organising a competition on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This means you will have the opportunity to play an active role in shaping our community and to win an award worth €3,000 for your SDG action project. Please submit your proposal to green-office@maastrichtuniversity.nl before 24 July 2018.


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Essay competition Financieel Dagblad (in Dutch): Trail through Europe

The ‘Financieel Dagblad’ organises an essay competition Trail through Europe. Students can submit an article (1200 words max.) on how you think Europe should anticipate to internal and external migration. Mathieu Segers, Dean of University College Maastricht, is a member of the jury. The best submission will win two interrail train passes for Europe.

The submission deadline is 10 July. Submissions can be made at spoordooreuropa@fd.nl.

Submit your paper for the 2018 ESST European Undergraduate Essay Prize

The ESST Undergraduate Essay Prize is an annual prize of €500 awarded to the best-submitted paper on some aspect of science, technology and society relations. The aim of the prize is to attract further aspiring young students to the interdisciplinary fields of Science and Technology Studies and Innovation Studies. Undergraduates from all fields of study attending any European university are eligible to apply. Deadline: 28 July 2018.


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Submit your paper for the 2018 ESST European Undergraduate Essay Prize

Have you written a paper that deals with the relationship between science, technology, and society? This could be something on sustainable development, nuclear or green forms of energy, the bioeconomy, or with aspects of science and technology policies. But many more topics fit this bill.

Consider submitting your paper for the ESST Undergraduate Essay Prize, and maybe you will win €500! The deadline is 28 July 2018


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Submit your paper for the Student Research Conference 2018

The Student Research Conference (SRC) is the annual scientific conference that is all about undergraduate research. Students can submit a paper about their research and after the last call of papers, all submissions are evaluated and rated by a Review Committee. They provide feedback, and select a group of approx. 60 students to come present their research at the annual Conference. Submit your paper before 29 July.

Challenge X | Student Challenge: join and win €1000

The Province of Limburg is looking for bold, innovative and creative ideas on how to improve the attractiveness of the inner cities in Limburg for young people. Share your idea and win €1000! Check out the video for the new Student Challenge X and if you have a great idea, submit it online. No idea is too bold, no solution is too crazy!


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