Process Mining 

 Thesis Award 2019 

Call for the Best Process Mining Thesis

Have you recently completed your thesis in the area of Process Mining? Do you want to share your amazing results with a broad audience of industry experts and academic thought leaders? Celonis rewards your efforts and honors outstanding student theses on Process Mining. The best submissions receive the Process Mining Thesis Award 2019.

About the Award

With the thesis award, Celonis rewards outstanding student work contributing to the research area of Process Mining or creating innovative use cases of Process Mining techniques to address industry-related problems. This award intends to support the transfer of academic research into business-related applications and to draw attention to excellent work by young scholars. The award considers final Bachelor's or Master's theses as well as doctoral dissertations.


The best thesis within each of the awarded categories receives a prize money of €1,000. The winners will be awarded at Celosphere and get the chance to present their findings in front of an audience of Celonis experts, customers and partners in a dedicated conference session. 


The Thesis Award is connected with a free registration for Celosphere (regular cost €999) and a travel voucher for the event (up to €500).

Requirements and Dates

The call for submissions refers to two groups of theses that are eligible for submission:

  • Category 1: Bachelor’s thesis/Master’s thesis

  • Category 2: Doctoral dissertation

Additional requirements:

  • Thesis must be finished between 1 June 2017 and 1 March 2019

  • Topic of the thesis must be on Process Mining and related applications/use cases

  • Thesis must be written in English or German

  • Winners must be available to receive the award and to give a short presentation of their findings (in English) at Celosphere on 3 April 2019

Submission deadline: 1 March 2019

Announcement of winners: 15 March 2019 (new announcement date)

Celosphere and Award Ceremony: 3 April 2019

Jury Wil van der Aalst
Head of Process and Data Science Group at RWTH Aachen
Dr. Lars Reinkemeyer
Global Process Mining Lead at Siemens
Bastian Nominacher
Co-CEO and Co-Founder of Celonis

A jury of industry and scientific experts selects the best submissions.

The evaluation is based on three categories:

  • Business relevance and contribution

  • Scientific approach

  • Style and quality of written work


In case of any conflict of interest between the candidate and a jury member, the respective jury member is excluded from the evaluation.

Apply now!
Submit your work to the Celonis Thesis Award 2019
Type of work

After your submission, we will send you an email asking you to send us the original work as PDF together with your CV!


Your submission will only be finished when you send us these documents.


For any questions regarding the Thesis Award, please contact the Celonis Academic Alliance!

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