Maddalena Centanni is the 2020 Laureate of the Arenberg-Coimbra Group Prize for Erasmus Students
11 May 2020
The Selection Committee established by the Executive Board for the 2020 Arenberg-Coimbra Group Prize for Erasmus Students is pleased to unanimously nominate Ms Maddalena Centanni from the University of Leiden (The Netherlands) for this year’s award. Ms Maddalena Centanni spent her 6 month Erasmus exchange at Uppsala University in Sweden in 2017-2018. Shortly after graduating in February 2019 with a degree in Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University Leiden with cum laude, she was awarded the Nijbakker-Morra Oncology Research Award 2019 in Amsterdam.
Ms Maddalena Centanni has shown that the value of the Erasmus experience was essential for her future career. The opportunities created by the European Higher Education Area allow students to develop their research interests and serve to demonstrate the power of strengthened international cooperation.