EPFL Instagram Contest

Concours Instagram #StudyingAtEPFL

Concours Instagram #StudyingAtEPFL

Terms and conditions

EPFL organizes photography contests on Instagram. Each participant, as long as the participation conditions are respected, can publish on Instagram a photo related to the contest theme. The participants have to take a picture including the new physical red logo displayed at EPFL, on Place Cosandey. The interpretation of the theme is broad.

The participants must add the hashtag #EPFLCampus to their photo(s). The published photos for the contest can be visited through the above-mentioned hashtag on https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/epflcampus


Participation to the contest begins on Tuesday, 26th of March and ends on Sunday 14th of March 2019 at midnight (GMT+1). The pictures must be posted within this period; those published before or after will not be considered. Winners will be announced shortly after the deadline.


Any person registered at EPFL or UNIL, who has a public Instagram account and following @epflcampus account can participate. If you have a private Instagram account, please let us know and we will follow you. Each participant can post up to 3 photos for the contest. The photos must be the participants’ own work, taken with a smartphone or a camera. Any photo modified with a photo-editing software (Photoshop, etc.) will not be considered.

Image right

The participant must asks any persons appearing in submitted photographs for permission to be published within the framework of the contest and must inform them on the present conditions.


A jury will choose three winners who will receive prizes. The prizes cannot be changed or reimbursed. The winners will receive an email with information regarding where and when they can receive their prize. Prizes may vary from an edition to another.

Use of pictures

EPFL reserves the right to publish on its own channels and social media pages the participants’ photographs, especially to announce the contest winners. EPFL mentions and credits photos’ authors. A gallery of the best pictures will be posted for the contest and will appear on the EPFL Facebook page.

Terms modification and agreement

Participation to the contest requires the complete agreement, without any reserve, of the present terms and conditions. By participating to the contest, the participant agrees to the present terms and conditions. In case of violation of the rules, a participation will be invalidated. Any disagreement regarding the interpretation or application of the terms and conditions will be resolved by the contest organizer, without any appeal possible. The organizer reserves the right to exclude from the contest any photo deemed inappropriate.

The organizer also reserves the right to modify the present terms and conditions, to postpone or cancel the contest, if circumstances require it.

Legal action is not allowed. Good luck to all!

Lausanne, March 2019