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EFCE Student Mobility Award 2023


Call for Applications



The European Federation of Chemical Engineering is pleased to announce the EFCE Student Mobility Award 2023. 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 2021 is sponsored by BASE SE and will consist of three prizes:

  • 1st Prize:   2,000 EUR

  • 2nd Prize:  1,500 EUR

  • 3rd Prize:   1,000 EUR

and a travel grant of up to 500 EUR to attend ECCE14 & ECAB7 where the prizes will be presented.


All students who are citizens of a European country in which EFCE is represented by a Member Society 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 (e.g. bachelor, master) 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 and must be sent to the EFCE Frankfurt Secretariat at: ines.honndorf (at) dechema.de .
Please note that applications which do not contain English documents will not be considered.

Deadline for submission of applications: 1 March 2023

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

Presentation of the award

The prizes will be awarded during the 14th European Congress of Chemical Engineering/7th European Congress of Applied Biotechnology (ECCE14 & ECAB7), which will be held in Berlin, Germany, from 17 to 21 September 2023. The prize-winners will be invited to attend the congress free of charge.

Watch the video on YouTube!

EFCE press release