Join in now: Franco-German Photo Competition 2022 SOLIDARITY

Get creative, enter by 06 April 2022 and win up to 1.000 euros: A photo competition for students of all disciplines from Germany and France.

Join in now!

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This year, students from Germany and France once again have the opportunity to take part in the seventh Franco-German photo competition. The theme of the current photo competition is "Solidarity". The prize is up to 1.000 euros.


Students register for participation on the website of the Franco-German photo competition. Here they upload all application documents and the photo they would like to submit. Participation in the competition is only possible online and is free of charge for students.

The deadline for entries is 6 April 2022.

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Participation requirements

  • All students of legal age who are enrolled at a German or French university can participate.
  • Digital black-and-white and colour photos in JPG (*.jpg) format with a minimum resolution of 2362px X 3544px and a size of at least 3 MB may be submitted. 
  • The quality of the photographic material should be sufficient for the exhibition (print format 20x30 cm).
  • The pictures must not contain any inscriptions. Picture collages are excluded from participation.
  • All participants may submit only one photo at a time.
  • Only photos taken personally by the students and not already awarded in another competition are to be submitted for the competition. Plagiarism will not be tolerated.


  1. Price: 1.000 Euro
  2. Price: 500 Euro
  3. Price: Franco-German Friendship Award (without prize money) for a particularly successful commitment to Franco-German friendship

Selection of the winning photos

  • A bi-national jury will select the winners and the best photographs on the basis of the following criteria:
  • Relevance of the photographic work to the theme posed
  • Creative thematic treatment of the topic
  • Overcoming clichés, ingrained ways of thinking and prejudices
  • Technical quality of the photograph

The best photos of the competition will be presented in a travelling exhibition in the German student unions and the CROUS (regional student unions in France) in 2022/2023.

All further information on the selection procedure and the modalities of participation up to the exhibition can be found on the official website of the Franco-German Photo Competition.

The German-French Photo Competition is jointly organised by the German Student Union, the CNOUS (National Association of Student Unions in France), the German Student Unions and the CROUS (Student Unions in France) with the kind support of the German-French Youth Office.

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