CLGE Student Contest

10 August 2018 - 23:00
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Prizes & competitions
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Every year, the Council of European Geodetic Surveyors (CLGE) organises a student contest aimed at rewarding young people for their work in various surveying-related areas. In the previous years there were three categories:

    • Geodesy, Topography,
    • GIS, Mapping and Cadastre and
    • Students and youngsters engagement.

      In 2015, the organisation added a fourth category ”Galileo, EGNOS and/or Copernicus.



      This category seeks to encourage research in the field of practical applications of the European efforts in Galileo, EGNOS, Copernicus. The work can focus on one of these topics or a combination of two or even three topics. For the time being, the participation of the academic contributors is restricted to bachelor and master students (except for the third category, students and youngsters engagement).  

      2018 CLGE Young Surveyors Prize open for submissions

      For the seventh consecutive year, the Young Surveyor’s Prize is inviting students of topography, GIS, geodesy, mapping and related studies to submit unique and innovative ideas in their field of expertise. Each winner or winning team stands to win a prize of EUR 1000.

      There are 5 categories in total: 

      • Geodesy, Topography,
      • Galileo, EGNOS, Copernicus,
      • GIS, Mapping,
      • Cadastre and Property Surveying,
      • Student and youngster engagement.

      The contest is open to all Bachelor and Masters students in the surveying sector or a related field from all European countries. The 2018 edition is also open to surveyors under the age of 36 or those who have been registered as surveyors for less than 10 years in a category - Student and youngster engagement. 

      The Details

      Applicants for the GSA special prize should submit a paper describing how their project leverages Galileo, EGNOS or Copernicus for use in professional receivers, mobile phones, drones, etc. before the 10 August 2018 by email at the address: For further information please consult Papers that combine all three programmes are especially encouraged. The papers should not exceed 4000 words and should include an abstract of 300 words.

      Submissions will be judged by a panel of CLGE delegates representing professional, academic and associated sectors. Each winner or winning team stands to win a prize of EUR 1000. The winners will be invited an award ceremony, to be held during INTERGEO in Frankfurt on 17 October 2018.

      Deadline for submission is 10 August 2018, 23:00 CET, to submit your project, click here.

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      Updated: Oct 01, 2018