Before you enter

European Press Prize 2019

Before sending in your work, please read this information carefully. If you have any further questions after this, visit the FAQ or send an email to info [at] 

Who can enter?

Journalists working in Europe and journalists writing for a European media organisation or blog can submit their work. The work submitted must have a publication date between December 1st 2017 and December 31st 2018. 

Number of articles

We ask you kindly to not submit articles that are longer than 5000 words. Beyond that puts a heavy strain on our translation resources and judging committees. Please submit only one article per person for the categories: Investigative Reporting, Distinguished Reporting and Innovation. For the Opinion award you can enter three pieces per person. If your work is part of a series, you are welcome to mention this in the entry form.  

Language of the article

Please submit your article in the language of the original publication. Articles selected for the longlist will be translated into English. If you have an English translation or wish to arrange your own translation, feel free to do so. Please submit this translation with your application.

On behalf of

If you are unable to submit your own work due to safety or logistical restraints, someone else can submit your work. At the bureau we can also provide assistance. 


If your project is considered for the shortlist we will contact you to provide any missing information including all information about the supporting editor, publisher or assessor. You can read more about the procedure of the European Press Prize at timetable and procedure.

Good luck!

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Enter work here for European Press Prize 2019

Click here to submit your article for the 2019 edition of the European Press Prize.