Het Fonds voor Cultuurmanagement van de Universiteit Antwerpen elk jaar een prijs uit voor een masterproef of doctoraatsstudie in het cultuurmanagement. In 2021 sloeg het Fonds de handen hiervoor in elkaar met ENCATC. Meer info onder (in het Engels)

2021 ENCATC Research Award

2021 the ENCATC Research Award Winner:

Solène Marié

Doctoral Thesis: At the centre of the edge: the development of cross-border cultural networks in border cities between Brazil and Uruguay and France and Germany” defended at the University of Brasília (Brazil) and Paris 8 University (France).


Alongside the 2021 winner, the finalists were praised for their relevant and important contributions to the field of cultural management and policy research: 

Jon Alvarez Fernandez

Doctoral Thesis: The Shift of Valuation and Management in ‘Denken Chiku’ Protected Townscapes in Japan: Comparative Analysis with Contemporary Western Protection Policies” defended at Waseda University (Japan).


Dimitra Kizlari

Doctoral Thesis: “Foreign Cultural Policy through the work of the National Institutes of Culture: a comparative study on instrumentalism” defended at the University College London (United Kingdom).


Meike Lettau

Doctoral Thesis: Artists as agents of change. Civil Society engagement and foreign cultural policy in transformation processes” defended at the University of Hildesheim (Germany).