In 2019, TEPSA organised the second edition of its student contest for short papers on the theme of “solidarity in the EU”, open to high-school, undergraduate and graduate students from the TEPSA network and beyond.
TEPSA announced one winner in the “graduate” category and two winners in the “undergraduate” category. The winners of the 2019 edition are:
- Graduate: David Piesk, Master student at Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals, with a paper on: “Addressing the urban-rural divide in the European Union. Fostering solidarity by helping rural areas to catch up”
- Undergraduate: Luisa Kern, Bachelor student at the Freie Universität Berlin and Sciences Po Paris, with a paper on: “Breaking the vicious cycle? Attempting EU solidarity through gender equality”
- Undergraduate: Nicole Meilak, Bachelor student at the University of Malta, with a paper on: “Moving towards a solidarity economy: the importance of an EU framework”
The winners were invited to participate in TEPSA’s EU@Work Seminars free of charge, with their travel and accommodation costs covered. In addition, their papers were published in the “TEPSA student papers” series available here.