Master’s Thesis Award

Each year, the Finnish Centre for Pensions will grant an award to a distinguished Master’s thesis on a topic of interest to pension provision. The award of €2,000 will be granted to a quality thesis accepted at a Finnish university in the previous calendar year.

The aim of the reward is to encourage students to do research on pension provision and to promote the teaching and research on pension provision that is carried out at universities in Finland.

The thesis can be written within the fields of history, mathematics, law, social policy, sociology, economics, statistics, insurance, communication or demography.

Registering for the award

The author, supervisor or examiner of a Master’s thesis can register the thesis for the award.

Send a freely formulated letter of registration by e-mail to tutkimus(at) Attach the completed thesis and the examiners’ evaluations (in pdf) to the e-mail.

Register for the 2017 Master’s Thesis Award by 15 March 2018.

A committee appointed by the Finnish Centre for Pensions will select the winner of the award. The winner will be announced in May 2018.

More information:
Susan Kuivalainen, Head of Research