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For the 2017 award, applications may be submitted

by e-mail as a single pdf-file to


or in printed form by mail to the EFCE General Secretariat in Frankfurt at the following address:

c/o DECHEMA e.V.
Theodor-Heuss-Allee 25
60486 Frankfurt am Main

Deadline (extended:  

31 March 2017


Press release





EFCE Student Mobility Award 2017 - Call for applications


The European Federation of Chemical Engineering is pleased to announce the EFCE Student Mobility Award 2017. The objective of the award is to promote mobility among European chemical engineering students. Launched in 2005, it is presented every two years to the best European students of chemical engineering who have spent one or more semesters studying abroad.

The EFCE Student Mobility Award 2017 is sponsored by BASE SE and will consist of three prizes:

  • 1st Prize:     € 2,000

  • 2nd Prize:    € 1,500

  • 3rd Prize:     € 1,000

and a travel grant of up to 500 euros to attend WCCE10 where the prizes will be presented.




All students who are citizens of a European country in which EFCE is represented can apply for the EFCE Student Mobility Award if they have successfully studied  for at least one semester (30 European Credit Transfer Units - ECTU) in first or second cycle study programmes in chemical engineering in each of two or more different countries. The first place of study is the home university.

Applications should include:

  • application form,
  • curriculum vitae,
  • transcript of records or similar documents of all places of study,
    -  Transcripts of records other than in English may be translated into English

       by the applicant.
    The original transcripts must be submitted together with the 
       English translation.

    Applications will only be accepted with complete transcripts of records of all
       places of study mentioned on the application form.

  • other proof of academic performance (letter of support by academic supervisor, etc.),
  • a one-page essay  (2500 characters) about the experience of studying in different countries.

All documents should be submitted in English no later than 2 years after graduation.
Please note that applications which do not contain English documents will not be considered.

The deadline for submission of applications is   extended to Friday, 31 March 2017

If you wish to apply for the award please click here to view the
application form .


Presentation of the award

The prizes will be awarded during the 10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering (WCCE10) incorporating the 11th European Congress of Chemical Engineering / 3rd European Congress of Applied Biotechnology (ECCE11/ECAB4), which will be held in Barcelona, Spain, from 1 to 5 October 2017. The prize-winners will be invited to attend the congress free of charge.

Please feel free to download the poster and the press release of the EFCE Student Mobility Award 2017.


© DECHEMA e.V. last update March 06, 2017