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Call for Theses - DEA Thesis Awards 2024 πŸŽ“

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The Digital Euro Association (DEA) is ecstatic πŸŽ‰ to roll out the red carpet πŸ›€ for the brightest minds in digital currency research with our 2024 DEA Thesis Awards! πŸ†πŸ’‘

We're inviting students from across the globe 🌍 to submit their groundbreaking work on central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) stablecoins, and tokenized deposits πŸ’Ά.

All eligible theses will be rigorously evaluated by our expert panel, with the top three entries receiving prestigious awards and cash prizes at the DEA Thesis Awards 2024 ceremony! πŸ†

πŸ” We're Looking For:

  • πŸ”¬Cutting-edge research on CBDCs, stablecoins, or tokenized deposits, including (but not limited to) their economic, technological, and policy implications, particularly in the Euro Area.

  • πŸ”₯Innovative  discussions on technological designs, use cases, business models, privacy considerations, open-source technology, programmability, acceptance, risks and opportunities, value propositions, offline payments, and citizen interest related to digital currencies.

  • πŸ› Theses submitted to academic institutions in English, covering the aforementioned topics.

πŸ… Prizes at Stake:

  • πŸ₯‡ First Prize: 1000 EUR πŸ’Ά
  • πŸ₯ˆ Second Prize: 500 EUR πŸ’Ά
  • πŸ₯‰ Third Prize: 200 EUR πŸ’Ά

πŸ“… Submission Deadline: June 14, 2024

Make sure your thesis is submitted as a single PDF in electronic form here πŸ“.

πŸŽ‰ Award Ceremony & More:

🌟 The winners will be unveiled and celebrated, followed by the much-anticipated DEA Summerfest 2024! 🍹This is more than an award ceremony; it's a gateway to discussions, networking, and fun under the Frankfurt summer sky β˜€οΈ.

πŸ“§ For any questions or for more information, reach out to

Don't miss this chance to be part of the digital money revolution πŸŽ‡. We're here to celebrate your contribution to the field and to help set the stage for the future of digital money 🌐. Good luck! πŸš€

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