PSL University launches a call for applications to reward the best doctoral work in five Humanities and Social Sciences fields :

  • Art Aesthetics Literature;
  • Law, economics, management;
  • Humanities;
  • Science / Humanities Interfaces;
  • Social Sciences.

Eligible dissertations must have been defended between December 2018 and December 2019 in a French or foreign higher education institution. They can be written in French, English, German, Spanish, or Italian. A jury dedicated to each prize will be composed of five leading figures from the field. The prize will be awarded by the chairman of the jury during a ceremony to be held in June 2020.


Each dissertation awarded the prize will be granted €5,000:

  • A sum of €2,000;
  • €3,000 for a research stay in Paris for foreigners, at PSL’s international partners for French;

The winners will give three seminars in three partner institutions of PSL.

Application deadline: January 20, 2020

For more information and to  download the application package, visit PSL University.