iF DESIGN STUDENT AWARD
Registration open until 7 February 2024
One of the world's premier design awards for students, receiving roughly 10,000 entries annually from all over the world. iF Design, together with our Sponsors offers a platform for innovative student concepts. Winners gain global recognition and a portion of the 50,000 EUR prize money.
How to Participate
How to register your entry for the iF DESIGN STUDENT AWARD 2024:
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All submissions should be in line with the 15 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Since 1990, extreme poverty rates have been cut by 50%. But one in five people in developing regions still live on less than $1.90 a day.
It is time to rethink how we grow, share and consume our food if we are to nourish today’s 795 million hungry people.
Goodhealth and Well-Being
Sustainable development depends on ensuring healthy lives. More efforts are needed to raise life expectancy.
Basic literacy skills have improved tremendously, yet bolder efforts are needed for achieving universal education goals.
Equality for women and girls is not only a fundermental human right, it will fuel sustainable economies and benefit societies at large.
Clean Water and Sanitation
Due to poor infrastructure, millions of people die from diseases associated with inadequate water supply, sanitation and hygiene.
Affordable and Clean Energy
The goal is universal access to modern energy services, improved efficiency and more renewable energy sources.
Decent Work and Economic Growth
The creation of quality jobs will remain a major challenge for almost all economies well into the future.
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Without technology and innovation, industrialization will not happen, and without industrialization, development will not happen.
To reduce inequality, policies should be universal in paying attention to the needs of disadvantaged and marginalized populations.
Sustainable Cities and Communities
Cities enable people to advance socially and economically, but some cities face congestion, a shortage of adequate housing and declining infrastructure.
Responsible Consumption and Production
Responsible consumption and production aims at “doing more and better with less”, resource and energy efficiency and access to a better quality of life for all.
Climate change is now affecting every country on every continent, disrupting national economies and affecting lives.
Life below Water
Careful management of this essential global resource is a key feature of a sustainable future.
Life on Land
Forests cover 30% of the Earth’s surface and are key to combating climate change, protecting biodiversity and the homes of the indigenous population.
Evaluation Criteria & Jury Process
The iF DESIGN STUDENT AWARD Jury evaluates all entries using five updated criteria.
Step 1: Online Jury
Based on the five evaluation criteria, the jurors assess each entry
The top 300 concepts qualify for the Final Jury
Step 2: Final Jury
The Final Jury meets on 26 April 2024 to examine the qualified entries
By combining the preselection results with their own judgement, our jurors select the iF DESIGN STUDENT AWARD winners and distribute the prize money
7 February 2024
13-22 March 2024
Final Jury in Berlin
26 April 2024
Awards Ceremony in Milan, Italy
12-13 June 2024
Publication of the winners