Arenberg - Coimbra Group Prize

The Arenberg - Coimbra Group Prize for Erasmus Students is awarded annually since 2007 to a Master degree candidate of a Coimbra Group University, in any academic discipline, who, having previously undertaken an Erasmus exchange with another Coimbra Group University has in the opinion of the selection committee best demonstrated the added value of that exchange to their Master degree work. The Prize awarded is of the value of € 5,000.

Previous winners

Janeli HARJUS, 2019
Arnab DUTTA, 2018 
Aura NIKKILÄ, 2017
Ting-jung CHEN, 2016 
Benjamin VAN SOLDT, 2015
Steven OTTERMAN, 2014 
Juho TERRIJÄRVI, 2013 
Julia TOTH-CZIFRA, 2012
Francesco LUBIAN, 2011 
Alessandro DE BORTOLLI, 2010
Markus DAVIDSEN, 2009 
Sofia LEMMETYINEN, 2008
Mila OIVA, 2007


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Past Activities

7 June 2019

13th Arenberg-Coimbra Prize Award, Krakow

The 2019 Laureate of the Arenberg-Coimbra Group Prize is Ms Janeli Harjus from the University of Tartu (Estonia). Ms Janeli Harjus spent her 5-month Erasmus exchange at Aarhus University in Denmark. After graduating in June 2018 in Tartu, Ms Janeli Harjus’ thesis was awarded the best MA thesis in her programme in 2018.

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Arenberg - Coimbra Group Prize Prizes

31 May 2018

12th Arenberg-Coimbra Group Prize Award, Salamanca

The 2018 Laureate of the Arenberg-Coimbra Group Prize is Mr Arnab Dutta from the University of Göttingen (Germany).

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Arenberg - Coimbra Group Prize Prizes

9 June 2017

11th Arenberg-Coimbra Group Prize Award, Edinburgh

The 2017 Laureate is Ms Aura Nikkilä from the University of Turku, who spent her Erasmus exchange period at the University of Granada.

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Arenberg - Coimbra Group Prize Prizes

10 June 2016

10th Arenberg-Coimbra Group Prize Award, Poitiers

The 2016 Laureate is Ms Ting-jung Chen from Taipei, who undertook her Erasmus Mundus Master’s Programme at the University of Göttingen. Ms Ting-jung Chen spent her 5-month Erasmus exchange as part of her Erasmus Mundus Euroculture Master programme at the University of Uppsala in the academic year 2013-2014. On 10 June 2016, the Laureate, Ting-jung Chen, received her certificate from the Duke of Arenberg, during the Coimbra Group General Assembly.

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Arenberg - Coimbra Group Prize Prizes

27 May 2015

9th Arenberg-Coimbra Group Prize Award, Leiden

The 2015 Laureate is Benjamin van Soldt from the University of Leiden. Mr Benjamin van Soldt spent his Erasmus exchange visit as a final year Master student in Biology for 11 months during the academic year 2013-2014 at the University of Aarhus (Denmark).

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Arenberg - Coimbra Group Prize Prizes