The IER - Institute for Economic Research of the Chamber of Commerce of Bolzano supports students who are writing a Bachelor's or Master's thesis on the South Tyrolean economy. The three best research concepts (exposés) are awarded with 1,500 euros.

Time for applications for the competition and for sending the documents:
  • 16 November to 31 December 2020 (for the winter semester 2020/21)
  • 1 April to 16 May 2021 (for the summer semester 2021)
All students who are regularly enrolled at a university or technical college in Italy or abroad in the academic year 2020/2021 can take part in the call for proposals. However, the final thesis must not have been completed at the time of registration.

Further information about the call for proposals as well as the application form can be found here:

Regulation   Registration

The documents may be submitted in German, Italian or English.