The board of the Migration Institute of Finland can award a prize every two years for the best doctoral dissertation related to migration and ethnic relations completed at Finnish universities. The board of the Migration Institute of Finland decides separately on the size of the prize to be awarded at any given time, in 2022 the prize will be €4,000. Proposals for the best dissertation on migration are requested from all universities in Finland. Proposals are processed by a panel of experts appointed by the institute’s management team, which always includes a representative of the Migration Institute of Finland. The board of the Migration Institute of Finland decides on the recipient of the award based on the proposal of the expert council.
The recipient of the award and the reasons will be announced at the award ceremony organized by the Migration Institute in December 2022.