CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
2014 Pro Dissertatione Iuridica Excellentissima Award for
Best Doctoral Dissertation in Legal Studies
Institute for Legal Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences’
Centre for Social Sciences
The Institute for Legal Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences’ Centre for Social Sciences invites submissions for the biannual competition for the best doctoral dissertation in legal studies.
Based on the novelty of the topic, the soundness of the reasoning and the methodology, the depth of the literature review, and the social or academic significance of the research, the winner will be chosen by a selection committee appointed by the director of the Institute for Legal Studies.
The winner will receive an offer to publish the dissertation in a book series published by the Institute for Legal Studies and Opten Ltd. Award announcements will be made during November as part of the festivities of the annual Hungarian Science Day within the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and will include an inaugural lecture by the winner.
1. A dissertation in legal studies completed in any PhD programme in a Hungarian University is eligible;
2. The dissertation must be written in English, French, German or Hungarian;
3. The dissertation must have been defended between 15 September 2012 and 15 September 2014.
Applications need to be submitted via email by 30 September 2014 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants need to submit the following:
In addition, three printed copies of the dissertation need to be submitted to the Director of the Institute for Legal Studies at the following address by the same deadline:
Researchers who are currently employed as public servants by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences’ Centre for Social Sciences, or who have been employed in this capacity within the last 3 years, are not eligible to apply.