What Is Stefano Rodotà Data Protection Award?

The Stefano Rodotà Data Protection Award is an award scheme that seeks to honour students and reseachers with projects  on field data protection that are original and come from members  or observers of the Committee of Convention 108.

The jury that decides the winners of the prestigious award is made up of members of the Bureau of the Committee of Convention 108.

Winners of the research scheme are unveiled on January 28 which happens to be the day set aside for Data Protection Day.

 If you think your research is original and has an impact, the Council of Europe Convention 108 Committee invites you to submit your research for the 5th edition of the Stefano Rodota Award!

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:2023 Stefano Rodotà Data Protection Award

  • You are under 40 years of age at the time of submission of your application
  • You are a national of a country participating in the work of the Convention 108 Committee (members and observers)
  • Your academic research related to data protection was published or finalized in 2022
  • Your academic research, study or article that is published or submitted to a journal does not require exclusive submission of the research
  • You are submitting your application in English or French

Award Categories

  • Best PhD thesis
  • Best (other) types of academic articles, including master theses

 Application form 

Competition rules

How to Apply for the 2023 edition of the Stefano Rodotà Award?

1. Check the application requirements found under the competition rules

2. Submit the completed application form through the submission link found on EasyChair

3. If you would like to send any appending documents to support your application, send an email

4. Meet the submission deadline! (30 November 2022)


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