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Show us your semester abroad!

The Department of International Affairs organize a video competition. The topic is:

Present your semester abroad!"


Terms and Conditions

The video competition 'Present your semester abroad!' is organized by the Department of International Affairs of the European-University Viadrina.

We are looking for videos which present your semester abroad e.g. university, accommodation, country, journeys, people you have met and of course all your experiences.

You could film one of the three topics:

  1. Show us the Viadrina abroad
  2. Your favorite place in your city or at campus
  3. Some fun facts about your host university/ country or people

We do not expect a Hollywood Blockbuster!

Edited camera videos are good, but also short smartphone videos are totally accepted and welcomed. You can choose one topic or all three together. That means you can send us up to 3 small videos (for each topic one) or one. However, keep in mind that the video should not be longer than one minute!

If you intend to use music or other creative things, please think about the GEMA Conditions about the copyright of Music. There are some websites who offer music and audio which is harmonized with the german copyright standards e.g.  Jamendo Music.

Not required, but desirable:

  • Good picture definition and video quality
  • MP4 video

You can use e.g. WeTransfer to submit your videos. With the help of this website you are able to send up to 2 GB. The download link will be send directly to you and to us as well. Direct the e-mail with the download link to providing us with your name and host university as well.

The best three videos will be awarded with Amazon Vouchers:

  1. 100€
  2. 70€
  3. 50€.

We will inform the winners in an additional E-Mail.

With your participation in the competition you accept the eligibility requirements that the Department of International Affairs has all rights to use and publish your video.
The prize is awarded exlusively to the the winner. An exchange, a transfer, as well as a cash payment of the prize are not possible. The winner is responsible for any taxation of the prize.

You can participate at the video contest with sending us your video. The contest is between the 13th December 2016 and the 15th August 2017.


If you were abroad in WiSe – 30th of April 2017.

If you go abroad for SoSe – 15th of August 2017.

All students of the European-University Viadrina which are doing a semester abroad are able to participate.

The participant confirms with the submission of the videos that the copyrights belong exclusively to him, that means no third party can claim rights to the submitted video.

The Department of International Affairs receives the non-exclusive, temporally and regionally irrevocable and irrevocable rights of use of the submitted works, in order to be able to use them for his purposes and to process them. This includes the distribution on social media platforms and on the website of the European-University Viadrina.

The Department of International Affairs reserves the right to exclude you from participating in the Contest if the submitted videos violate applicable law or good taste. This also applies to violations of the conditions of participation and attempts to manipulate the competition.

We also reserve the right to cancel the contest without prior notice and without giving any reasons. This applies in particular to any reasons which might interfere with or prevent a scheduled course of the competition, or if it is not possible for technical reasons to have a correct realisation of the competition.

Participation requires your personal data. As a participant, you assure that the information you provide about your person, in particular first name, surname and your  e-mail address, are true and correct.

For the use of the submitted video we will ask you, whether you agree with the publication of your name in the advertising media used by us, or not. This includes i.a. the announcement on our website and our social media platforms. You can revoke your consent at any time. The revocation must be addressed in written form to the Department of International Affairs.

This contest is not sponsored, supported, organized or reviewed by Facebook. The organizer of this contest is the Department of International Affairs of the European-University Viadrina.

The competition is exclusively subject to the law of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Should a provision of the terms and conditions in whole or in part be or become invalid, the validity of these terms in general will remain unaffected. Instead of the ineffective provision, the legally permissible regulation which comes closest to the sense and purpose expressed in the invalid provision applies. The same applies to the event of a regulatory gap in the terms and conditions.

 If you have any further questions, do not hesitate to contact us at

We are waiting for your videos!