European Microfinance Research Award

The 10th Edition
 of the European Microfinance Research Award is co-sponsored by the
Research Group "Financial Inclusion and New Entrepreneurship" of the Hague University of Applied Sciences and the European Microfinance Network (EMN).

Call for papers

Ahead of the 14th EMN Annual Conference to be held in Venice on 22nd & 23rd June 2017, the EMN is pleased to announce the re-launch of the European Microfinance Research Award co-sponsored by the Research Group « Financial Inclusion and New Entrepreneurship » of The Hague University of Applied Sciences. Once again, this year’s award comes with a grant of €1,000.

Papers eligible for selection should present ongoing or finalised research on issues related to microfinance in the European Union and EFTA countries exclusively. In line with this year’s conference theme, papers exploring the potential and key role of financial education for citizen empowerment will be especially valued as well as those focusing on financial inclusion. Other subjects are equally welcome, e.g. those related to job creation, information technology and innovation, social performance measurement, impact assessment and social entrepreneurship.

Young researchers are especially invited to present their work for this award.

Key Dates:     NEW DEADLINES!

  • Submission of abstracts: 30th January 2017 Monday 13th February 2017 

  • Acceptance notification: 6th February 2017 Monday 20th February 2017

  • Submission of full papers: 10th April 2017 Monday 17th April 2017


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