Student Prize

Environmental Informatics Prize 2023 for Students

In 2023, the Technical Committee Informatics for Environmental Protection of the German Informatics Society will again award the “Environmental Informatics Prize for Students”. This prize has been awarded annually since 2003.
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The winners are invited to present their projects during the EnviroInfo 2023 conference in Garching near Munich.

Aims and Scope

The prize is awarded for student’s works in the field of Environmental Informatics. Such work takes the form of projects undertaken either as part of a course or for a degree (excluding PhD) at an academic university or a university of applied sciences.

The projects must demonstrate the contribution of methods and technologies of informatics to the solution of environmental problems or dissemination of information supporting sustainable development in general.

Eligible Students

Students of all subjects from all countries are eligible to participate either as individuals or groups (project teams).


Submissions will be most successful if they clearly demonstrate the transfer of informatics know-how to practical application, resulting in a real decrease in stress on the environment or contributing to environmental consciousness or to sustainable development in general. 

Prize Sum

The prize sum of probably 2,000 Euro is usually divided among three candidate projects as follows:

1st prize:

€ 1,000

2nd prize:

€ 600

3rd prize:

€ 400


The jury consists of the heads of the International Technical Committee “Informatics for Environmental Protection, Sustainable Development and Risk Management” of the German Informatics Society (GI).


Sponsors of the year 2023 is MEGWARE Computer Vertrieb und Service GmbH (


Please submit descriptions of your completed project not exceeding five pages in English, including an abstract of a half page. If possible, a link to supporting information (such as a Master’s Thesis) should be provided. The jury may request further information on projects that get short-listed. Contributions must be submitted to the Technical Committee Informatics for Environmental Protection of the German Informatics Society only via email to

Submission is closed

The event will be organized in close cooperation with the Technical Committee of Environmental Informatics of the German Informatics Society.

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