The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Regional & Urban Policy and the Regional Studies Association invite postgraduates and early career researchers interested in European Cohesion Policy to apply to present their research in the form of a poster at the 11th OPEN DAYS 2013 European Week of Cities and Region, which will be held in Brussels from 7 to 10 October 2013.
The competition showcases the ongoing research and results from projects undertaken by Early Career Researchers on Cohesion Policy topics. Applicants are short-listed on the basis of up to 1000 word abstracts, and six finalists will be selected.
Each finalist will be awarded a place on the OPEN DAYS Master Class along with two nights of accommodation and travel to and from OPEN DAYS. The overall winner will receive €750 and the runner-up will receive €250. All finalists will receive honorary membership of the Regional Studies Association for one year.
The deadline for applications is 31 May 2013.