Call for applications 2019

Call for applications

The ICTEAM Thesis Award 2019 is now (14/01/2019) open for applications.

The award of 2.000 € will be granted to the best doctoral thesis that was publicly defended in 2018 and for which at least one of the co-directors is officially a member of ICTEAM (“membre affecté”).

Applications must be submitted to the ICTEAM secretariat by February 28, 2019 and include :

  • a hardcopy of the doctoral thesis (+ pdf by e-mail to the secretariat -
  • a maximum one-page motivation letter written by the applicant in which he/she states what he/she believes to be the qualities of the thesis and the reasons why he/she should be granted the award ;
  • a short CV (5 pages max) listing scientific publications by categories (journal papers, book chapters, conference proceedings) as well as patents if relevant ;
  • the thesis report (communicated to the PhD Graduate following the public defense) ;
  • 2 (two) supporting letters from experts outside of UCLouvain, preferably members of the thesis jury. These letters should comment on the quality and the impact of the thesis work in comparison with the average of other theses belonging to the same research field. The deadline to forward these letters is March 15, 2019.

The award will be announced formally during the « ICTEAM Day » which will take place on May 23, 2019. Results will also be published on the Institute’s web site.

Thesis directors or co-directors are strongly encouraged to communicate the present call for applications to their eligible (ex) PhD students.

Applications must be mailed to :

ICTEAM secretariat
Nathalie Ponet
Av. G. Lemaître 4, bte L4.05.01
1348 Louvain-la-Neuve
Tel : +32-10-47 25 97

Read the regulations to know more.