The annual Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Science Research is presented by the International Science Council (ISC), the University of Bergen and the ECPR. Thanks to the generosity of the University of Bergen, it now carries a prize fund of $5,000.
The prize is open to works in comparative studies from all social science disciplines. It is given to a submission deemed by the Jury to be a substantial and original contribution in comparative social science research.
Submissions for the 2020 Prize are now closed.
About Stein Rokkan
Stein Rokkan was a pioneer of comparative political and social science research, renowned, among other things, for his groundbreaking work on the nation state and democracy.
A brilliant researcher and a professor at the University of Bergen, where he spent most of his career, Rokkan was also president of the International Social Science Council (an organisation that merged to form the ISC in 2018), and one of the founder members of the ECPR.