The Strasbourg Institute for Political Studies offers the Pierre Pflimlin Award to a doctoral French or German thesis project dedicated to European construction in the fields of humanities and social sciences or security and defence. The award is of 2,500 euros. The Institute also recognises three master's thesis on the same subjects defended in the universities of Strasbourg and Fribourg. Each chosen master's thesis receives an award of 500 euros.
Applicants must submit their thesis to the Institute to be considered for the award.