Win the Golden Nica and prizes of over 6,500 euros!

Entries in the “u19-create your world” category of the Prix Ars Electronica can be submitted here until the beginning of March 2023:

The Golden Nicas since 1998

Questions and answers

Specific projects or just ideas or designs for the future — here everything is allowed!

Anyone who is not older than 19 years and lives in Austria at the annual submission deadline (currently: March 1, 2023) can participate. Both individuals and project groups may participate. Works that have been created within the framework of school projects can also be submitted!

A jury made up of five experts in a wide array of fields convenes for three days to evaluate all the entries. They pay particular attention to the degree of self-reliance and creativity.

  • Feedback guaranteed! For your submission, you will receive personal feedback from the jury from which you can get tips and inspiration for further projects.
  • Invitation to the Ars Electronica Festival! We also invite you to the Ars Electronica Festival, for which you get a free entry.
  • Draw attention to your talent! Ars Electronica works with many regional and international partners. Seize the opportunity and become part of this international network. We also award project commissions, presentations and trips to talented submitters.
  • For school groups: Come to the Ars Electronica Center together! Each completed submission from a school class or group will receive free joint admission to the Ars Electronica Center in the 2023 calendar year for all contributors to the project.
  • Here at our online submittion tool:

    You can also contact us at any time at and send us some details about your project in advance.

    You can submit all year round and always send us information about your ongoing projects. Currently, the call for 2023 is open and waiting for your submission.

    “Prix Ars Electronica: u19—create your world” is supported by Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research and by OeAD.