You are a student with experience in the field of Ux-Design and want to prove your Ux-Skills in an international competition? Then go ahead and apply now for the third UX World Championship and get the chance to create your dreams and learn from our international speakers at the WUC 2018.


5 Best Applications

Transport to Graz, Austria, and Accommodation for one week

Includes free UXQCC Exam

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25 Best Applications

As a consolation prize the 25 best applications will get a 80% discount on a full congress ticket

Read a blog post about the Student UX World Championship, written by Prastut Kumar, finalist 2016.


Round One: Preliminaries

Send us your best User Experience related work until May 31st

Your work has to have a clear relation to User Experience and must be presented as an A1 poster (594mm x 841mm). We do not accept team applications. The best 25 applications will be selected and take part in the second round.

Hand in
Your UX related work on a poster (594 x 841 mm)
31. May  (MEZ)
15. June

Round Two: Task

The 25 best applications will be notified and will get the task.

The new task is released on 1st July. Everybody will have to solve the same task individually. Your solution must be visualized on an A0 Poster (84,1 x 118,9 cm).

Additionally, you will get a short online questionnaire about basic UX knowledge on Aug 1st or 2nd.

The results and the poster will then be sent to the UX World Champion Jury, which will pick the 5 finalists.

Hand in
Your solution for the task on a poster (841 x 1189 mm)
30. July  (MEZ)
1. September

Round Three: Finals

The best 5 students will be invited to be part of the finals at the World Usability Congress 2018! 

In Graz, you will receive two additional tasks and are given six hours to solve them.
The jury is composed of five international UX experts currently attending World Usability Congress 2018. They will select the winner of the UX World Championship. The winner will be announced during a special ceremony in the grand hall in the afternoon of October 18th.

This Years Finalists

Abhiraj Chaudhary

VIT University

Anand Gagarin Sundararaj

Kent State University

Florian Lackner


Sathyanarayanan Parthasarathi

SUPSI University of Applied Arts and Science of Southern Switzerland

Shivam Sunderam 

IIT Guwahati

Prepare yourself by with last years task.

The Judges 2017

The participants presentations are being judged by a committee consisting of five international UX experts currently attending WUC 2018. Based on their expertise in the field of UX design, they are able to identify the strengths and weaknesses of concepts and provide the participants with useful feedback for their future careers.

Maria Guidice


Mirjam Wouters

Philips Research

Russ Wilson


Kwan Min Lee

Sungkyunkwan University

Klaus Hofer


Kari Peters

Hall of Fame

Every individual idea or approach is worth hearing about. Therefore, all our participants and winners will have their names put in the Hall of Fame. This is our personal way of saying thank you to the many candidates for their great work.

Winner \ 2017

National Institute Of Design

Finalists \ 2017

Nikhil Kumar Reddy Yandapalle \ National Institute Of Design

Somesh Nanda \ National Institute Of Design

Ying Fu \ Bejing Normal University

Kausik Surendran \ National Institute of Design

Akhil Patel \ IIT Guwahati

Salvin A/L Ravindran \ University of Malaya

Winner \ 2016

Daria Kosheleva \
Politecnico di Milano

Bing-Hsun Wu \ University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Janmesh Gharat \ National Institute Of Design

Vishnu Kumaar Mahendran \ University of Michigan

Cheong Wai Hoong \ Multimedia University

Dhruvil Gandhi \ Pace University

Kausik Surendran \ National Institute Of Design

Daria Kosheleva \ Politecnico di Milano

Kavitha Krishnan \ Bentley University

Prastut Kumar \ VIT University, Chennai Campus, India

Tejas Chavan \ Pace University

Prasang Sharma \ VIT University, Channai Campus, India

Supported by our main UX Championship partners