This biannual award, chaired by Prof.em. Dr. Betteke van Ruler and Prof.em. Dr. Günter Bentele, honours academic excellence in the fields of public relations and communication management.

All doctoral dissertations in any language are eligible for submission, provided they have been formally approved with a formal examination at the candidate’s university within the last 24 months before the submission deadline.

The winner will receive a certificate, naming her or his dissertation best of class in Europe. The winner will also be invited to present the dissertation at the EUPRERA Annual Congress, the main gathering for public relations scholars in Europe. Travel expenses to Zagreb and accommodation will be paid (up to € 500). The winner will be recognised as a leading expert in public relations, corporate communication or communication management.

Deadline for applications: March 15.

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