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    ENCATC Research Award

    The ENCATC Research Award on Cultural Policy and Cultural Management is offered to the best recent PhD Thesis on comparative cultural policies or management topics presented by a young researcher from Europe and the rest of the world.

    This prestigious recognition aims to stimulate academic research in the field of cultural policy and cultural management with an emphasis on its applied implications. 

    Who can apply

    The PhD thesis submitted to the call must have been recently published (up to 2 years after completion of the thesis) and be qualified with cum laude or equivalent in entrants’ country’s higher education system. 

    Doctoral thesis may be submitted in any language. However, the applicant must submit an extensive summary in English.

    How to apply

    Applicants must fill in the online application form and upload the following documents:

    – CV

    – A cover letter

    – a 3000-word summary of the Ph.D. thesis in English including: 

    • Aim of the study and research questions
    • Theoretical framework
    • Methodological approaches, data collection and analysis, and ethical considerations
    • Main results of the study
    • Theoretical and practical contributions to the field of cultural management and/or policy
    • Main references

    – Letters of recommendation of two members of university’s jury/assessment board involved in the public defense process


    The Award consists in a new book based on the winning doctoral thesis being published in the ENCATC Advances in Cultural Management and Policy Book Series, a series of publications specialising in topics related to cultural management and cultural policy. 

    Deadline: 31 May 2024, midnight (CEST)

    All details can be found here.