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Summer Abroad

For information on the summer study abroad process, go here.

Win Prizes for Your Photos from Abroad!

Contest Details:

This annual contest is meant to highlight study abroad returnee photos and experiences from abroad. We encourage all study abroad returnees to submit photos.


Any student who has studied abroad on a Brandeis approved program during the fall, spring, academic year, or summer term is eligible to submit up to four photos. 

Subject matter

Your photos should fall into one of the following three categories:

  • #BrandeisAbroad: you or your Brandeis peers abroad, Brandeis logo or name in another country
  • #Cityscapes / #Landscapes
  • #Culture: photos that capture the culture of your host country
  • #AcademicsAbroad: images that capture the academic essence of study abroad


$25 gift cards prizes will be given to the top photo in each category. The grand prize or best overall will receive $50 in gift cards. Contestants can only win once, for example the best overall will not also win the prize for an individual category.


To submit photos email them to Photos should be high resolution (300 dpi) in a jpg/jpeg format. Please indicate your name, study abroad program, photo category, photo title, and location. As the photos will be posted on Instagram, we do not recommend submitting panoramic photos.


Voting will open Friday, August 29th. Photos will be accepted after this date but have less time to receive votes from peers. Voting will end at 2:30pm on Thursday September 18th and winners will be announced at the conclusion of the Study Abroad Fair.

How to Vote:

All voting will take place via Instagram at this link:

  • Each "Like" counts as a vote
  • There will be 5 winners; an overall winner and one winner for each of the categories.
  • Categories are signified by the following hashtags: #brandeisabroad , #cityscape & #landscape , #academicsabroad, and #culture

Cheating is not allowed, and will be found out. Please don't cheat as this will result in disqualifications of submissions and/or votes ignored.

Important Advisory

All submissions become the property of the Brandeis University, which will enjoy full rights of display and circulation. If you submit a photograph it is understood that you have granted this right.