The German-French photo competition "Solidarity"

Take part now and win up to 1,000 euros!

The German-French photo competition is already taking place for the 7th time. It is a project of the DSW and Cnous, carried out by the Studierendenwerke and Crous and sponsored by the DFJW. 

Students of all disciplines from Germany and France are now invited to submit their photo works on the topic of "Solidarity" here.

The deadline for entries is 6 April 2022

A German-French jury will award the following prizes:
First prize: 1000,- Euro
Second prize: 500 euros
Franco-German Friendship Prize (without prize money) for a particularly successful commitment to Franco-German friendship

The max. 25 best photos of the competition will be shown in an exhibition in the student unions in Germany and the Crous in France in 2022/23.

 

For the sixth time, students from Germany and France were invited to participate in the Franco-German photo competition.

The competition is a joint initiative of the DSW and the French partner institution Cnous and is organized with kind DFJW support. The project is carried out by the Student Services and the French Crous.

The aim of the project is to offer students an opportunity to participate in an international and artistic initiative and to focus their attention on the importance of the Franco-German partnership.  

Students from both countries could submit their photos via the project's website: www.concours-wettbewerb.eu until April 16, 2021.

Since 2015, this contest is organized from the German Student Service Center in cooperation with the French Student Service Centers "Crous" and supported from the Franco-German Youth Foundation.  

Everyone studying at a university in the area of one of the participating Student Service Centers and "Crous" can participate.

Every year this Photography Contest has a different theme. Every photo is reviewed and graded through an independent, regional jury.

The best and most interesting photos will then be reviewed from a binational jury, which is naming two finalists. 

This year's theme is "Mobility". 

The necessities for the application and the application form can be found in the download area in the right. 

In the winter term 2018/19 the forth Franco-German Photography Contest took place. Students from France and Germany were invited to apply with there "Engagement" photos. A binational jury chose the two winning pictures from countless applications.

I. Price:  Lina Sommer, STW Würzburg:  Winterdienst / Service d’hiver - 1.000 €

II. Price: Magalie Herter-Courbon, STW Würzburg: Der Halt / L’appui - 500 €

III. Special honors for Franco-German friendship: Julie Tabary, Crous Poitiers: Un amour consommée / Konsumierte Liebe

Criteria: Originality, technical handling, photo editing, visuals

In the winter term 2017/18 the third Franco-German Photography Contest took place. Students from France and Germany were invited to apply with their "Openness" photos. A binational jury chose the two winning pictures from countless applications.

1. Price (1000€): « Berlin Est (2013) » (Ostberlin 2013): Thaddeus Christandl (Crous de Créteil)

2. Price (shared): 250 € « Through the world»: Stéphanie Bichut (Crous d’Amiens) und 250 € « Renaissance de l’ouverture d’esprit »: Nina Nordheim (Crous de Lyon)

Mention spéciale: «Talk»: Christoph Hellerich (Studierendenwerk Freiburg)

The binational jury also chose 21 pictures to be exhibitioned on a road show in 2018/19. 

In the winter term 2016/17 the second Franco-German Photography Contest took place. Students from France and Germany were invited to apply with their "Contacts" photos. A binational jury chose two winning pictures from countless applications. 

 

1. Price 2017: Emmanuel MILLET-DELPECH (Crous Montpellier) « Envoûtant » (Betörend)

2. Price 2017: Jan-Robert WEIST (Studierendenwerk Vorderpfalz) « Rhein-e- Liebe » (Amour du Rhin / Vrai Amour)

More chosen pictures were exhibitioned on a road show at the Student Service Centers and Crous

 

In the winter term 2015/16 the second Franco-German Photography Contest took place. Students from France and Germany were invited to apply with their "Tandem" photos. A binational jury chose two winning pictures from countless applications. 

The1. Price, 1.000 Euro, goes to Anita Straub, student from the Vorderpfalz with her picture"Gabelkreuzung". Hanno Müller, student from Freiburg, gets the 2. Price, 500 Euro, for "Mit Händen und Füßen".

Other chosen photos were exhibitioned in the Mensa Rempartstraße Bistro.

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