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Prix de Thèse
Centre Culturel Irlandais

Established in 2013 by the Fondation Irlandaise, Centre CultureI Irlandais’ ruling body, this award of €2,000 is intended to help the beneficiary to publish their work and bring it to a wide audience.

Next Prix de Thèse: 2023

The theses concerned by the Prix are those presented between 1 January 2021 and 31 December 2022.

Current terms and conditions available here

Send two printed copies and a digital version of the thesis together with two copies of the C.V. of the author and two copies of the “rapport de thèse” to: 

Centre Culturel Irlandais,
5 rue des Irlandais,
75005 Paris

Next deadline: 31 March 2023

For all other enquiries, please contact: or 00 33 1 58 52 10 30

Jury members:

  • Pierre Joannon, President of the Jury

    Doctor of Law, Historian and Specialist in Irish history, Member of the Royal Irish Academy

  • Fabienne Dabrigeon

    Professor of Irish Studies at University of Lille, retired

  • Wesley Hutchinson

    Professor Emeritus, University of Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3

  • Michael McWilliams

    Treasurer of the Fondation Irlandaise

  • Cliona Ni Riordain

    University Professor and Director of ERIN, the Irish Studies Research Group, University of Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3