Terms and Conditions


The Generation €uro Students’ Award is organised by the European Central Bank (ECB) and the national central banks (NCBs) for secondary school students in the euro area countries.

The competition is subject to the terms and conditions and the rules on this website. The competition is open to students aged between 16 and 19 years at the time of registration on this website. The quiz is the first of two rounds. It is only possible to register once for the quiz, and to join one team in the competition.

Participation is subject to acceptance of the terms and conditions, the privacy statement rules, and the registration of the students’ names and email addresses. By entering this information, participants agree to the publication of the name of the winning team, as well as of the names and photographs of the team members, on the ECB’s and on the respective NCB’s website and/or to the announcement of those names at public events. The winning teams will probably be photographed and/or filmed at the national and/or European award event and the resulting photos/videos may be published on the internet, on social media or in other media.  

Players may choose to allow the ECB and the respective NCBs to contact them at a later date by email in order to inform them about future competitions and/or events.

The ECB and the respective NCBs are not responsible for incomplete, incorrectly submitted or delayed entries in the registration process.

Out of all the teams which complete the quiz, at least 20 will go through to the next round (the assignment round) based on the highest scores and the fastest completion times. The teams invited to the next round will be contacted by email and invited to register for the next round.

The winning teams from the assignment round of the competition will be contacted by email. The ECB or respective NCBs may announce their names and the names of their members on their website, social media channels or at public events, and publish the winning assignments and/or presentations.

The winning teams will receive a prize chosen by the respective NCB. Prizes are neither redeemable nor transferable. The respective NCBs reserve the right to change the final prize without prior notice.

Furthermore, all the winning teams will be awarded certificates at the award event held at the ECB, in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Jury decisions are final. Feedback might be given to teams participating in the final round. The assessment criteria used in both rounds are specified on this website and in the teacher’s booklet.

The ECB and the respective NCBs reserve the right to postpone, interrupt or cancel the competition partially or entirely. In this case, the ECB and the respective NCBs will not be held liable for any loss or damage that may arise therefrom.