Instagram contest #backatEPFLlibrary


Event details

Date and time 02.07.2020 09.08.202000:0123:59  
Category Conferences - Seminars
After more than 100 days of closure, the Library partially reopened its doors to EPFL students (by reservation) on 1 July 2020. Take part in the Instagram contest #backatEPFLlibrary to immortalise the return of students to the Rolex Learning Center during this particular revision period. The authors of the three best pictures selected by the librarians will receive prizes. Grab your smartphones and welcome back to EPFL Library!

Terms and condition
The EPFL Library organizes a photography contest on its Instagram account Each participant, as long as the participation conditions are respected, can publish on Instagram a photo related to the contest theme #backatEPFLlibrary. The interpretation of the theme is broad. The participants must add the hashtag #backatEPFLlibrary to their photo(s). The published photos for the contest can be visited through the above-mentioned hashtag.

Participation to the contest begins on Thursday, 2nd of July and ends on Sunday, 9th of August 2020 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, who has a public Instagram account and following @EPFLlibrary account can participate. If you have a private Instagram account, please let us know and we will follow you. The only condition to participate in the contest: the photo must be related to the theme #backatEPFLlibrary. 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 and in the EPFL Library.

Image right
The participant must ask 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 winners will receive an email with information regarding where and when they can receive their prize.

Use of pictures
The EPFL Library reserves the right to publish on its own channels, social media pages and communication supports, the participants' photographs, especially to announce the contest winners. EPFL Library mentions and credits photos' authors under a CC-BY Creative Commons license.

Terms modifications 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.

Bibliothèque de l’EPFL, Lausanne, July 2020

Practical information

  • General public
  • Free


  • EPFL Library