Fondation Europa Cultural

2015 Essay Prize
Subject: The construction of the political community in diversity


The Fondation Europa Cultural, which has its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, is an independent private institution dedicated to fostering cultural interchanges and essay and thought works.

The Fondation Europa Cultural convenes a 2015 Essay Prize on the subject of “The construction of the political community in diversity”. The works presented must address the challenges and expectations of global, international and multinational relations, primarily in Europe.

The prize will be given to an unpublished manuscript, of more than 40,000 words, written in English, French, German, or Spanish. The winning manuscript will be chosen by a jury whose members will be made public at the moment of giving the prize, on 30 November 2015.

The 2015 edition carries a prize of 250,000 euros.

The works must be presented in electronic form to until 30 October 2015.

Each submission must include:

  • A brief description of the work and a short comment about the relation of the work with the global, international or multicultural subject.
  • The personal data of the author and a brief curriculum including publications.
  • The manuscript of more than 40,000 words.

Receipts will be given for all the works presented.

Author’s Copyright: Reserved for the awarded author or authors.

Publication: The awarded author or authors will be free to contract directly the publication of the work with any publishing house without the participation of Fondation Europa Cultural. Nonetheless, the Foundation reserves the right to carry out editions for free distribution in any medium and for the amount of time permitted by law.