European Health Insurance Card Storyboard Competition

European Health Insurance Card Storyboard Competition

Deadline: August 17, 2014

Entries are now open by the European Commission for the European Health Insurance Card – Storyboard Competition. The competition calls for a storyboard and accompanying synopsis on the European Health Insurance Card related to travel and summer holidays.

European Commission is looking for a story and images reflecting the idea behind the European Health Insurance Card and convey at least one of the messages:

  • Expect the unexpected;
  • European Health Insurance Card is for free;
  • Awareness of European Health Insurance Card among doctors and medical facilities.


  • The winner will be awarded EUR 1,500,
  • Second EUR 1,000
  • third  EUR 500


  • Winners concept will be developed, adapted and produced into a video, which will be used to promote the European Health Insurance Card.


  • The competition is open to citizens aged 18 and over from any EU Member State as well as Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Switzerland. If under the age of 18, a parent or a legal guardian must sign the entry form. Participants cannot be legal entities.

Judging criteria

The storyboard:

  • Has between 6 and 16 illustrated panels
  • Tells a story that features the European Health Insurance Card
  • Includes a descriptive written summary beneath each scene, telling us what the scene is about
  • Can include speech bubbles and/or thought bubbles if needed


To submit your entry, fill in, print and sign the entry form (PDF), before deadline;

  • the entry form
  • a copy of a valid ID document
  • the synopsis (in English, French or German)
  • the storyboard (in English, French or German)

You can submit your entry either by email to empl-europa[AT] or by post at the following address:
EHIC Storyboard Competition
European Commission
DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
B-1049 Brussels

For more information, visit European Health Insurance Card – Storyboard Competition.