Institute alternative awards three master’s and doctoral thesis defended during 2012, 2013 and 2014 in the areas of good governance, human rights, rule of law and democratization.
The best award thesis will be awarded with 400 EUR, while the doctoral thesis will be awarded with 750 EUR.
The eligible candidates are:
- The citizens of Montenegro or persons residing in Montenegro, who defended their master’s or doctoral thesis in Montenegro or abroad during 2012, 2013, 2014, with the topic related to, in broadest sense, the good governance, rule of law, human rights or democratization, with the focus on Montenegro, i.e. its legal, political and institutional context;
- Non-Montenegrin citizens who defended their master’s or doctoral thesis in Montenegro or abroad, with the topic related to, in broadest sense, the good governance, rule of law, human rights or democratization, with the focus on Montenegro, i.e. its legal, political and institutional context.
The topic of the thesis can be directly or indirectly related to one of the areas of research and work of the Institute Alternative: public administration, public finances managements, parliamentary work and parliamentary oversight of the executive branch, security and defense (including the reform of the criminal law and judiciary), social policy, or more simply, to the topics of: good governance, rule of law, human rights or democratization in the context of Montenegro’s accession to the EU. For more details, check the programme areas and publications of the Institute. If you are in doubt whether your thesis falls into the scope of this competition, we encourage you to send us your work and the application.
The thesis should be sent until May 15th 2015, in electronic version to e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition to the thesis, the candidates are obligated to send a) the copy of the diploma obtained after the defending of the academic thesis and b) copy of the ID.
The selection of the best application will be done by the jury appointed by the President of the Managing Board of the Institute Alternative.
All candidates will be informed in writing of the outcome of the competition no later than 60 days after the conclusion of the competition.
Institute Alternative acquires the right to publish award-winning works in electronic or printed publication for non-commercial purposes only.
Institute Alternative reserves the right not to award the prize if the quality of applications is not at the required level in the opinion of the evaluation committee – jury.