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Gustave Magnel Prize – traditional activities Period 2014-2018

In memory of Professor Gustave Magnel, a great scholar and engineer, who was one of its founders and subsequently its managing director, SECO created a prize known as the "Gustave Magnel Prize". The goal of this prize is to encourage scientific research applied to construction while encouraging researchers working in this area. The 10.000 EUR prize is awarded every four years; it was awarded for the first time in 1963.

The prize Gustave Magnel 2014-2018 is awarded to the author of a doctoral thesis that treats a subject which is related to the theme of the traditional civil engineering; the prize is indicated by the label ““Prize Gustave Magnel – traditional activities” for the period 2014-2018.

The thesis should be submitted before November 01st 2018 to SECO, 53 rue d’Arlon, 1040 Brussels, Belgium, in 2 printed and signed copies containing the full name, residence, e-mail address, and the place and date of birth of the author, as well as his/her titles and positions and a brief curriculum vitae. The digital version of the thesis, the CV and the accompanying note should be sent in PDF format to the following e-mail address:.


Please find enclosed more details on the prize in English, French and Dutch.