About the European Master Thesis Award
At the end of your student career you will graduate with your master thesis as your final major academic effort. Your thesis is a result of all the things you have learned during your studies and is carefully assembled in a half-year period. This thesis award is meant for the brave and clever who wish to seek competition with their thesis on an international scale!
Wouldn't you like to know how you score on an international level and possibly become known as the best IEM graduate of Europe?
The European Master Thesis Award for IEM was organised for the first time in 2015 and is part of the Educational Initiative of ESTIEM. The European Supply Chain Forum (ESCF) is the proud sponsor of the competition for its promotion of academic excellence.
ESTIEM is the organisation for European Students of Industrial Engineering and Management, who combine technological understanding with management skills. Our goal is to establish and foster relations between students across Europe and to support them in their personal and professional development. Our network consists of 81 Local Groups in 31 countries, reaching out to 60 000 students.
The European Supply Chain Forum (ESCF) is the premier Operations and Supply Chain Competence Center in Europe. They connect internationally ambitious companies with a focus on long-term partnerships that add value for their members. The ESCF offers an excellent opportunity to share problems and solutions in the area of Operations and Supply Chain Management. ESCF excels in SCM talent development and life-long learning and promotes this master thesis award for it search for excellence.
I am not a member of ESTIEM, can I still apply?
You don't have to be a member of ESTIEM to apply. However, you have to study at a university connected to ESTIEM. A list of universities can be found here.
I did not graduate between 01-09-2015 and 31-08-2016, what now?
That’s a shame! Unfortunately for you we only consider applications from students who graduated within the academic year 2015-2016 to create a fair playing field. Please contact us if your university uses different dates for defining the academic year.
Who will judge my thesis?
We have a team of bright academic staff from different universities around Europe who have broad experience in judging academic work.
How should I apply?
Applying is easy! Just go to our application page, fill out the form and upload your thesis here.