What are the conditions of participation?
The announcement of the German Design Graduates Initiative is aimed at graduates of German universities. Eligible to participate are Bachelor, Master and Diploma graduates from the universities participating in 2021 with a graduation date of May 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 from the field of product and industrial design, as well as interface students with links to physical objects. One project can be submitted per participant.
Group submissions are possible. Registration is exclusively online. The registration form must be filled out in German and English. All questions must be answered truthfully and in an adequate manner of expression. Photographic material must be provided in the format requested. All submitted texts and images will be published on the Graduates platform immediately after sending the registration form (expected august 2021).
Only submissions that are submitted in due time and form will take part in the selection process for the exhibition. The deadlines stated on the GDG website apply. The online registration form must be completed and sent in by June 30, 2021 23:59h at the latest. There are no entry fees for the participating graduates. If you are selected for the exhibition, a physical prototype must be available by then. The costs for this will be borne by the graduate.
How can I get access to the upload form?
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Who do I turn to for questions?
Only papers by graduates of the universities participating in 2021 can be uploaded. To register, you must enter the access data of your university. You will receive the access data from the responsible contact person at the respective university – you will find a list on the contact person page.
If you have any questions, please contact the project coordinator:
Pictures, as well as marked text information about the project, as well as links to the website and social media of the authors will be published on the GDG platform. Telephone numbers, email addresses will only be used for contacting GDG and will not be passed on to third parties.
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