This year, will host the writing contest “I am Europe.” Did you have an incredible Erasmus or Leonardo experience or have you participated in an internship abroad? Then tell us your own story and win a free flight within Europe with a value of €300 and many other prizes.

All prizes HERE.

1. Participants
Applications are open to all students who have participated in a European study programme or an internship abroad. Participants must report their own experience, articles about other individuals are not accepted.

2. Size and scope
Each participant may only submit one essay. It should be at least 2 A4 pages long, but there is no
maximum length. The report should be in A4 and in 12 point font

3. Topic
Essays should be based on a student’s experience in another country. Other content will not be accepted.

4. Deadline and Submission
The deadline for submission of reports is Friday, June 15, 2012. The articles should be sent as a Word document via email to The subject of the email should be “Contest” and the email should contain the title of the piece.

5. Prize announcement
Winners will be announced July 4, 2012 on Planet All winners will be notified additionally by email.

6. Jury
León Arsenal: Spanish journalist and author
Mohamed Dagdag: businessman in Paris, Paris Consulting Partner
Stefanie Claudia Müller: German journalist and owner of Planet BPM
Deike Ricardo Riaño: Editorial Director of Planet BPM Berlin
Arantza Méndez-Aguirre: Responsible for the literature section Planet BPM Madrid
Doris Oberleiter: Austrian journalist and editorial director Planet BPM Wien
Mercedes de Luis: Spanish journalist
Julia Longoria: American exchange student in Europe, Brown University
Saskia Blunck: German student internship Madrid

7. Others
Upon submission, all participants agree that their work can be published on under the heading Europe. Be assured, Planet-bpm will not forward submissions to third parties. Upon request, the name of the author can be omitted.

This contest is sponsored by: