CAiSE PhD Award

The CaiSE’18 PhD Award will be granted to an outstanding PhD thesis in the field of Information Systems Engineering.

The award, co-sponsored by the CAiSE Steering Committee and Springer, consists of a certificatem a free full registration (5 days) to the next two CAiSE conferences and a book voucher for a free selection worth EUR 500,- from Springer’s printed books collection. In addition, the selected thesis will be recommended for publication as a monograph in the LNBIP series published by Springer.

The PhD thesis submitted for the award will be reviewed by a standing committee composed of the members of the CAiSE Advisory Committee, the CAiSE Steering Committee and the CAiSE Program Committee Chairs.

The condition to apply for the “CAiSE PhD Award” is having participated as an author in a previous CAiSE Doctoral Consortium and having successfully defended the PhD thesis in the two last years.

The candidates to the CAiSE PhD Award should be nominated by their thesis advisor or the application of the candidate should be accompanied by a support letter from the thesis advisor.

The deadline to apply for the CAiSE 2018 PhD award is 31 January 2018. The application should be sent to the chair of the CAiSE PhD award committee, Selmin Nurcan ( with a copy of the defended PhD thesis and the signed support letter. Questions about the award can also be addressed to the chair of the committee.