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The deadlines of this contest have been postponed by the organising committee, please find all important dates here.

Welcome to our new 2022 writing contest!

Blue Europe is both a think tank and an editorial project about the links between Central and Eastern Europe. Its vision is to develop exchanges between the West and the East, particularly at the industrial and technological levels. This is achieved through launching networking and co-design processes with local actors, contributing with public policy recommendations and publishing inspiring people.

As a think tank specializing in Legal, Economic, and Political matters, we aim to increase the population’s awareness on European issues as much as possible. In this regard, the board has decided to host a new writing competition for scientific articles.

This contest is open to all EU and EEA students,[1] as well as graduates who obtained their degree in the last 5 years. We are inviting especially inspiring young students to write about their knowledge field – on any scientific topic of their choosing. It is our hope to discover those exceptional students that not only know their craft but can also effectively communicate it to the scientific community as well as to the general public. The article will then be published on Blue Europe’s website.

In addition, a monetary prize will be awarded to the author of the article that will receive the highest note by the jury.


Original articles may be submitted on any subject among the following: Law, Diplomatic Sciences, Economics, Econometry, Public Policies, Governance, Politics, Information Technology, Business, Technology, Geopolitics, Geography, Infrastructure and History and must deal with – at least partially – Central and Eastern Europe.[2] These two criteria are cumulative.

Finalists will then be chosen across all disciplines by an internal panel of Blue Europe staff, featured writers, and specialists in the various fields of competence.  Submissions must have a minimum of 4,500 words and a maximum of 25,000 words. The submission must be presented in either English, French or Polish (Blue Europe main working languages).

You can submit your candidacy writing to:


Blue Europe is an independent, non-profit and privately funded think tank based in Luxembourg EU, made up of several organization working together. It has no political stances and refuses to take any, preferring to offer statements, expert opinions and studies about the future of the continent and the Union.


  1. The contest is also open to citizens and residents of the UK, Andorra, Ukraine, Russia, Moldova, Serbia  and Belarus. Special rules apply, see full rules.  
  2. By Central and Eastern Europe, Blue Europe indicates these countries, and these countries only: Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Belarus, Ukraine, Hungary, Slovakia, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Greece and the Czech Republic (Czechia)
B.F.G. Fabrègue

Brian F. G. Fabrègue is Ph.D candidate in financial law at the University of Zurich and currently working as Chief Legal Officer for a Swiss fintech company. His main areas of legal expertise are International Taxation, Financial Regulation and Corporate Law. He also hold an MBA, through which he specialized in Statistics and Econometrics. His research focuses mostly on smart development and has led him to analyze the entanglement between technology and law, particularly from a data privacy perspective, understanding legal frameworks and policies that govern the use of technology in urban planning.