Commons:Wiki Science Competition 2023
| Wiki Science Competition is an international scientific photo competition |
organized by the global Wikimedia community with the support of the Wikimedia Estonia and Wikimedia Switzerland.
It is an evolution of the previous European competition
Upload period: November – December 2023
Check the main website or the page of your specific country for more information
All of the upload forms can be accessed from here. An international category is also provided for countries without a specific category, transnational institutions or for files uploaded after local deadlines.
Some countries have specific national juries. Click on your country in the list for more information in your main language.
- CH – Switzerland (Campaign:wsc-ch)
- EE – Estonia (Campaign:wsc-ee)
- ES – Spain (Campaign:wsc-es)
- FI – Finland (Campaign:wsc-fi)
- FR – France (Campaign:wsc-fr)
- IE – Ireland (Campaign:wsc-ie)
- IT – Italy (Campaign:wsc-it)
- MK – North Macedonia (Campaign:wsc-mk)
- PL – Poland (Campaign:wsc-pl)
- RU – Russia (occurred in April-May 2023)
- UA – Ukraine (Campaign:espc-ua)
- People from other countries can use the international upload form – Campaign:wsc-int.
This competition originally started as a national competition and it was first organized in Estonia. In 2015, the contest was expanded to all of Europe and resulted in almost 10,000 freely licensed images attracting over 2,200 contesters. The 2017 edition was the first international one and saw an upload of more than 12000 files.
This year the event is organized globally for the 4th time.
How to participate
Create your account
If you don't have one yet, you can create a global account that will give you a specific username on all Wikimedia platforms (including Wikimedia Commons) when you log in.
Please notice that as a newly registered user you need to wait at least four days before uploading a video file, while images can be uploaded right after the registration.
Check the rules
The main rules are listed on the Competition website. Here we provide a brief summary.
For a quick glance, an informal selection of every week of the 2023 edition is given here.
Hashtags: #WikiScience #WikiScienceCompetition #WSC2023 #WikiScienceCompetition2023
Press and blogs
A list of news published on line, ordered by date, in various languages is provided at this page.
It is listed on the website.