The Villa Lessing – Liberal Foundation Saar is the Liberal Foundation of the Saarland. The aim of
the foundation is the promotion of democratic and civil education, the promotion of science,
research and culture on a liberal basis, as well as the furthering of international communication
and European unification.
Students from the business section and law section of the Europa-Institut, Saarland University
whose master thesis deals with the development of economics and law in Europe, can apply for the "European Prize of the Villa Lessing”. The thesis should deal with
- the strengthening of the liberty and competition in Europe,
- European integration on a liberal basis,
- the strengthening of the European civil society and the position of the citizen during the
- European unification.
The up to four awards have a value of 1.500 Euro respectively.
Application may be sent in until 8 December 2017. More information on the application process can be found here.