Research Prizes

The Praemium Erasmianum Foundation awards Research Prizes to young academic researchers in the humanities and social sciences.

Since 1988, the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation awards annual Research Prizes. A maximum of five prizes of € 3,000 each are awarded to young academic researchers in the humanities and social sciences, who have written a PhD dissertation of outstanding quality. The relevant faculties of the Dutch universities are asked to nominate candidates. The Research Prizes 2016 were presented during a festive ceremony in the Royal Netherlands Academy for Arts and Sciences on 9 May.