Nominate your student for the Migration and Societal Change Best Master Thesis Award

To recognize and promote excellence in student research as well as awareness in our field, the focus area Migration and Societal Change awards the best master’s thesis.

We would like to invite teachers to nominate theses from their former master’s students. To enter this year’s competition, nominated candidates must have submitted their master’s thesis in the field of migration at Utrecht University during the 2022-2023 academic year. Nominated candidates must submit an electronic copy of their thesis as well as a summary of the thesis. The candidates’ works will be evaluated by a jury composed by three members of the focus area. The deadline for submitting the application is 3 October 2023, at 12.00 a.m.

To submit your thesis, please send an email to If you have any further questions, contact us at our email