Montesquieu Institute: from science to society

Festive Closure of the Montesquieu Institute's First Year

On June 20th 2008 the Montesquieu Institute was extended a warm welcome by the Dutch Senate. In the impressing surroundings of their Great Hall the yearly Montesquieu Awards were presented and the participants of the Masterclass received their certificates.



Montesquieu Awards

The festive day started with the ceremony for the several Montesquieu Awards, the categories being: the best Bachelor thesis, the best Master thesis and the Europe Award for junior academics. The awards were handed out by drs. Sjerp van der Vaart, Director of the The Hague Bureau of the European Parliament.


Montesquieu Masterclass

The participants of the Institute's first Masterclass received their well deserved certificates. The student whose paper was judged to be the most outstanding gave a short presentation on behalf of his fellow participants. The certificates were handed out by Prof. dr. Jouke de Vries, Scientific Director of Campus The Hague.


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