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Eusko Ikaskuntza - Laboral Kutxa Prize of Humanities, Culture, Arts and Social Sciences

Eusko Ikaskuntza-Laboral Kutxa Prize of Humanities, Culture, Arts and Social Science. The Eusko Ikaskuntza-Laboral Kutxa Prize was established in 1995 in order to honour those active personalities with the most outstanding careers in the areas of Humanities, Culture, Arts, and Social Science, taken in their broadest sense. The awarded must have effectively contributed with their overall work to the cultural development of the Basque Country.

List of awarded personalities


Human Sciences, Culture, Art and Social Sciences.


Researchers, scientists and culture personalities who work for the cultural development of the Basque Country.


A single Prize will be awarded to the value of 20,000 euros.

The Jury may declare the Prize void at its discretion.


The President of Eusko Ikaskuntza-Basque Studies Society, the Chairman of Laboral Kutxa, the Rector of the University of the Basque Country, the Rector of the University of Deusto, the Rector of the University of Navarre, the Rector of the Public University of Navarre, the Rector of the University of Pau and Pays de l’Adour, the Rector of Mondragon Unibertsitatea, the Rector of the National Distance Education University.

The Jury will be assisted by two renowned assessment specialists appointed by Eusko Ikaskuntza and Laboral Kutxa.

Presentation of applications

Candidates may be put forward by: the person standing as a candidate, University Institutes or Departments, scientific or cultural organizations.

The covering letter must be accompanied by a completed Curriculum Vitae form, which can be requested at any of Eusko Ikaskuntza’s regional offices, or on their website,

In addition, unsuccessful applications from previous years may be incorporated at the discretion of Eusko Ikaskuntza and Laboral Kutxa, who will suitably update the CVs that have not been initially presented.

Both paper and electronic documents must be submitted to Eusko Ikaskuntza’s general headquarters, Palacio Miramar, San Sebastian.


The deadline for submitting the applications ends on 30 April, 2014. The Jury’s decision will be announced in spring 2014. The Prize will be presented in autumn 2014.

Obligations of the winner

The awarded person will be bound to submit to Eusko Ikaskuntza a 25-30 pages long article on their main achievements before the Prize is presented. This article will be published in RIEV, the International Journal on Basque Studies.

Data of the organising entity

Eusko Ikaskuntza – Basque Studies Society. Palacio Miramar. Miraconcha, 48. 20007 Donostia/San Sebastian. Tel.: 943-310855 - Fax: 943-213956



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