The Arditi Prize in International Relations
In 1993, the Arditi Foundation created the Arditi Prize in International Relations, which is awarded to the best master’s dissertation in International Studies or International Affairs.
- Prize-winner 2018: Ms Cecilia Truffer (Master in Anthropology and Sociology)
- Dissertation: "The Rohingyas beyond Domination and Resistance: A Case Study on Refugees' Innovative Strategies "
The Mariano Garcia Rubio Prize
The Mariano Garcia Rubio Prize was created in May 2004 to honour the memory of a former assistant in the International Law Department. It is awarded each year to a student who writes the best master’s dissertation in International Law.
- Prize-winner 2018: Ms Serena Ariello (Master in International Law)
- Dissertation: Global Crises and International Legal Change
The Institute's Alumni Association Prize
This prize was established by the Alumni Association to reward a student from the Institute who prepares the most outstanding PhD thesis. It is awarded every year by each academic unit in turn.
- Prize-winner 2018: Mr Diego Enrique Silva Garzon (PhD in Anthropology and Sociology)
- Thesis: "Protecting the Vital: Analyzing the Relationship Between Agricultural Biosafety and the Commodification of Genetically Modified Cotton Seeds in Colombia"
The Pierre du Bois Prize
This annual prize, created by the Fondation Pierre du Bois pour l'histoire du temps présent, rewards a student who prepares the best PhD thesis in International History and Politics presented at the Institute.
- Prize-winner 2018: Dr Caio Simões De Araújo (PhD in International History)
- Thesis: "Diplomacy of Blood and Fire: Portuguese Decolonization and the Race Question, ca. 1945-1968"
The Rudi Dornbusch Prize
This annual prize rewards a student who writes the best master’s dissertation in International Economics. Rudi Dornbusch was an alumnus of the institute and one of the most influential international economists of all time.
- Prize-winner 2019: Ms Dumebi Ochem (Master in International Economics)
The Leonid Hurwicz Prize
This annual prize rewards a student who prepares the best PhD thesis in International or Development Economics. Leonid Hurwicz was an alumnus of the Graduate Institute. He received the Nobel Prize for Economics in 2007, together with Eric S Maskin and Roger B Myerson for their formulation of mechanism design theory.
- Prize-winner 2019: Dr Daniele Rinaldo (PhD in Development Economics)