To celebrate the Europe Day, on 9th May, the EC2U Alliance is running a Facebook contest. The principle is simple: participants have to share a photo, selfie, drawing, video, or any of their creations that illustrates the European Union and its community.

Who is the contest open to?

This giveaway is open to the general public, anyone older than 18 years old can participate. Each person can submit only one piece of work.


How to take part?

  1.  On the EC2U Facebook page, find the post announcing the launch of the contest
  2.  In the comments, post a picture addressing the theme of the European Union/being European. Photos depicting your art: graphic, illustration, drawing, videos, or a painting can also be submitted, as long as you are the author and own the copyright to the image used.
  3.  – The posted work must not have any inappropriate language and/or visual content (no violence, pornographic images, personal or political attacks on people or organisations, etc.).

The giveaway opens on 9 May, 2021. The deadline for entry is 17 May, 23:59.

Important: The authors must own all rights on their pictures to enter the contest. Any persons appearing in the picture must give their explicit consent to the publication of the picture. By entering the contest and submitting a picture, you agree to have your picture shared as appropriate on the online and social media channels of the EC2U Alliance and its member universities. The names of the authors and copyright will always be associated with their pictures.


Evaluation & awards

The submitted works will be assessed by a jury composed of three representatives of the EC2U member universities.

The following criteria will be taken into consideration:

-Adherence to the contest’s theme

-Uniqueness of concept and creative approach to the theme

-Overall quality of the piece of work


The winner will be announced during the EC2U Forum, on 19th May, 2021.

The awarded picture will be promoted via EC2U social media channels.

The winner will be offered a wide variety of brand-name gifts from the EC2U member universities.

For any queries about the contest, please contact