Conditions of Participation

  1. Eligibility
    Anyone between the ages of 20 and 35 with a current residence in Germany or Georgia is eligible to participate.
  2. Submission of the picture series
    2.1 Modalities
    The series of pictures must be an independently designed picture series with a short description. The short description must be written in English.
    The series of pictures may only be created by one person. Each person may only submit one series of pictures with a short description.
    2.2 Method of submission
    The series of pictures should preferably be made available to the project team via a Dropbox link. The files must be submitted in png or jpeg format.
    A maximum file size of 5 MB (??) should not be exceeded.

2.3 Scope of the picture series and short description
The scope of the picture series should include at least 3 and at most 5 pictures.
The accompanying short description must contain a title and may not be longer than 5 sentences.

2.4 Authorship
By submitting the series of pictures, the author assures that they have photographed and possibly edited the images independently and that they have not used any aids other than those specified by them (editing programmes, filters).

2.5 Contact details
By submitting the picture series, the author agrees that their personal information (name, address, date of birth, e-mail address, postal address) may be processed and stored by the project organiser (Bildungswerk Sachsen der Deutschen Gesellschaft e. V. and International Center for Peace and Integration) within the framework of the photo competition. As the project is funded by the Federal Foreign Office, the Stiftung Erinnerung, Verantwortung Zukunft and the Civil Society Cooperation (funding programme „Meet UP! Youth for Partnership), the author agrees that the personal details may be passed on to the sponsors. The author assures that they can be contacted under the details provided during the submission until the end of the photo competition. The organiser must be informed of any changes in contact details during the competition.

2.6 Deadline for entries
The deadline for entries is October, 16th 2023.

  1. awarding of prizes
    3.1 The three best entries will be selected by a binational jury and awarded prize money (1st place: 500 EUR, 2nd place: 300 EUR, 3rd place: 200 EUR).
    3.2 The winning image series will be published on the project website and the Instagram channel created for this purpose. There is no entitlement to prize money or publication.
    3.3 Declaration of consent by the award winners
    The prize winners agree to have their names and photographs published on the organisers‘ websites (,, ), in the newsletter and annual report of the Bildungswerk Sachsen der Deutschen Gesellschaft e.V. and in the organisations‘ social networks as part of the photo competition. The award winners also agree that they may be named and photographed in reports by the Stiftung Erinnerung, Verantwortung, Zukunft for the purpose of project-related public relations work on websites, social media and publications.
    3.4 Grant of rights
    The prize-winners selected for publication agree to allow the Bildungswerk Sachsen der Deutschen Gesellschaft e.V., all participating partner organisations and the Stiftung Erinnerung, Verantwortung, Zukunft to publish the contribution they submitted in their application after the competition.
  2. rights and obligations of the author with regard to the publication
    4.1 Second publication
    In the event of a second publication of the article in other media, the author must obtain the written consent of the publisher. The publisher, title, place of publication and year of publication of the first publication must be stated in the case of further publications.
    If the author has already published their submitted contribution in another medium prior to publication on the project website, the author is required to clarify the publication rights for the publication taking place within the framework of the photo competition.
    4.2 Fee
    The author will not receive any fee for the publication of the photo series.

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