The Economist Magazine Contest 2011

Deadline: 1 November 2011 at 11 pm
Open to: Bachelor, Master, PhD and MBA students at a European university, outside the UK.
Prize: Trip to London to join the weekly editorial meeting at The Economist; a free ticket to an Economist Conferences event of your choice in Continental Europe in 2012

Description

The Economist offers insight and analysis on a wide range of issues. That is why it is inviting students like you to share your perspective on an issue that it has recently covered. You could explore a subject such as immigration, environmental sustainability, gay marriage, or another topic that has been covered that is particularly important to you.

Contest

To enter, create an image that expresses your view on the issue – it could be a photograph, a drawing or a cartoon. Show how you would visualize this topic for a marketing campaign of The Economist. For inspiration, check here! Then write a question or a statement that gets to the heart of the issue.

Prize

The first prize is a trip to London to join the weekly editorial meeting at The Economist.

Second Prize: Receive a free ticket to an Economist Conferences event of your choice in Continental Europe in 2012 (travel not included), and an annual digital subscription to The Economist.

Third Prize: Receive an annual digital subscription to The Economist and a winner’s certificate.

Eligibility

Bachelor, Master, PhD and MBA students at a European university, outside the UK.

How to apply?

Requirements

  • Text (max 400 characters)
  • Image

1. The image:
Upload a photograph, drawing or cartoon that illustrates a hot topic from The Economist which you have produced. Accepted formats: JPG, PNG and GIF, JEPG. Recommended proportion: 3×2 (width x height) Minimum size: 900 width 600 height.

2. Your line:
Write a thought provoking question or statement that gets to the heart of the issue. Describe your view on the topic in the open text field by using maximum 400 characters.

In order to apply and submit your proposals, please click here. The deadline for the application is 1 November at 11pm.

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