Alumni association supports outstanding master theses

With the Friends of Kowi – Sponsorship Award, the Association of Friends of the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Salzburg is once again awarding a cash prize to outstanding student theses in the process of being written.

A cash prize of € 500 will be awarded for the best exposé of a master’s thesis.

Submissions can be made until the end of June 2024 via and will then be reviewed by a jury of experts.

The jury will again be chaired by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Josef Trappel and FH-Prof. Dr. Michael Roither. The award will be presented in connection with an event in the field of communication science.

Award details

Amount of the award: Exposé of a master thesis: € 500,- (one award per year)

Mode of award

Decision is made by a jury consisting of members of the department and the Friends of Kowi.
Documents to be submitted: Exposés of the MA idea including literature research, references, research question(s) & hypothesis(es) and details on the methodological implementation of the research project to the usual extent as well as a short cover letter on what the funds will be used for.

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