Photo ContestPostcards from abroad

Every year, a number of our students decide to do a semester or internship abroad while we also welcome many students from other countries: Maybe you are one of them! In this case, we would like to invite you to participate in our photo competition “Postcards from abroad”! 

To join this contest, please send us your pictures of beautiful places you visited, interesting people you met, crazy things you perhaps did, or adventures you experienced during your stay abroad.   

Win great prizes!

The best pictures will be awarded with fantastic prizes—Amazon vouchers, FH “Holiday Survival Kits” (including an FH backpack, umbrella, cup, USB flash drive) and more!

All you need to know about the contest:

Q: Who can participate?

A: Every student of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg Campus who has undertaken an internship or semester abroad and is still registered as a student. Incoming students who spent a semester or two at Hagenberg campus are also welcome to join the contest and send us photos of their stay in Austria. Only one participation per stay abroad is possible.

Q: How many pictures can be submitted?

A: You may send us up to three photos.

Q: Which format and resolution should the pictures have?

A: Please submit your photos as .jpg with a resolution of 300dpi.

Q: When is the deadline for the contest?

A: May 24th 2020.

Q: Do I have to be in the picture?

A: No, but it would be great :-)

Q: Who is going to vote for the pictures?

A: There will be a jury voting and a public voting. The public voting will be on our campus Facebook page ( Whichever photo has the most likes by June 2nd (9am) is the winner of the public voting.

Q: When and where will the winners be announced?

A: Winners will be announced on our website on June 3rd. In addition, the winners will be contacted via e-mail.


Q: How should the pictures be submitted?

A: Please send the pictures to, along with the following details:

Outgoing students:

  • Name
  • Study programme
  • Year and duration of your semester/internship abroad
  • Country and University/Company of your stay
  • Further details regarding your semester abroad/internship (courses taken, description of your responsibilities)
  • Things you liked most during your stay abroad
  • And MOST IMPORTANT: a description of your pictures

 Incoming students:

  • Name
  • Year and duration of your stay in Hagenberg
  • Home university and country
  • Things you liked most during your stay at our University/in Austria
  • And MOST IMPORTANT: a description of your pictures