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Call for EFFS PhD Award 2021/2022

The European Federation for Freshwater Sciences (EFFS) is launching a new call of the EFFS Award for the best PhD Dissertation in Freshwater Sciences, which will recognize outstanding scientific and intellectual work in the field of Freshwater Sciences performed by Early Career Researchers in Europe.

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The prize consists of:

  • Diploma
  • Grant covering the registration fee to attend SEFS-13 (to be held in Newcastle Upon Tyne (UK) 18th -23rd June 2023)
  • Presentation of the PhD dissertation topic at the SEFS-13
  • Publication of the PhD dissertation topic on the website of EFFS and SEFS

Are you a (former) PhD student at a Swiss university and has your PhD thesis been defended between 1.1.2021 - 31.12.2022?

Within two steps towards the EFFS PhD Award:

  • become a member of the Swiss Society of Hydrology and Limnology
  • submit the following documents not later than February 10th 2023 (via ):
    • complete copy of the PhD dissertation in pdf format in any European language
    • extended abstract in English signed by your supersivor (max. 6 printed pages single spaced, max. 4 figures)
    • list of publications resulting from the PhD work


  • Hydrology
  • Limnology