prizes and awards
In recognition of the contributions made to all areas of European political science, the ECPR awards six prizes each year. These prizes cover a wide spectrum of achievement, from the Jean Blondel PhD Prize awarded for the most outstanding thesis at an ECPR institution, to the Lifetime Achievement Award, presented to those individuals' whose work has contributed significantly to the furtherment of the discipline.
Cora Maas Award
The Cora Maas Award is given annually for the best evaluated course at the ECPR Summer School in Methods and Techniques.
Dirk Berg-Schlosser Award
The Dirk Berg-Schlosser Award is given for the best participant poster in the poster session at the ECPR Summer School in Methods and Techniques.
Hans Daalder Prize
The Hans Daalder Prize is awarded for the best paper presented at the ECPR Graduate Student Conference.
Jean Blondel PhD Prize
This annual prize is for the best PhD thesis in politics awarded to an individual from a full ECPR member institution.
Mattei Dogan Foundation Prize
The Fondation Mattei Dogan Prize in European Political Sociology is awarded by the ECPR to a scholar (or group of scholars) who has produced a major contribution to the advancement of political sociology.
Stein Rokkan Prize
The Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Science Research is awarded by the International Social Science Council upon the recommendation of an independent jury set up by the ECPR.
The Wildenmann prize is awarded to the presenter of the best paper at the annual ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops.
ECPR Lifetime Achievement Award
This prize is awarded on a biennial basis to a scholar who has made an outstanding contribution to european political science.