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Just finished your thesis? You can get an award for it

Every year, VLIZ rewards two master theses. Both fundamental and applied research in all branches of marine sciences are taken into consideration. The prizes amount to 500 EUR each and are reserved to young researchers who graduated from a Flemish university or college in the past two years (2018 or 2019), or to Flemish young researchers who, in the past two years (2018 or 2019) graduated from an international university of college. 

EMBC+ and IMBRSea students that graduated on 2018 and 2019 can apply for the prize. There are other prizes for undergraduate thesis, oral presentations and much more. You can check the available prizes here: All prizes will be awarded on Wednesday 18 March 2020 during the VLIZ Marine Science Day at De Grote Post in Oostende (BE).

To know more about the master thesis award you can check the page The online participation form is available on

Your participation is only final after receipt of the participation form and all requested documents. An overview of the necessary digital and printed documents can be found in the regulations. The deadline for applying is 31 December 2019.

For any further information, please do not hesitate to contact the VLIZ secretariat, by mail to or by phone at +32 (0)59 34 21 30.