UX Design Awards 2022: Register now!


15. oktober 2021

Gain international recognition. Strengthen your visibility. Earn credit and reputation. Join the global experience leadership community.

Companies, agencies, professionals, and young designers worldwide are invited to submit projects for the UX Design Awards 2021 – until November 30th 2021.

About the UX Design Awards

The UX Design Awards are a global competition for excellent experience organized by the International Design Center Berlin (IDZ), which honor innovative and positive experience design across all industries.

A jury of renowned experts will nominate outstanding projects to compete in the 2022 UX Design Awards and select the winners.

Read about the jury for the UX Award 2022 here.

The list of former winners reads like a who is who of the industry.

Categories – Professionals


  • Market-ready or new products
  • Services
  • Experiential environments


  • Prototypes
  • Service concepts
  • Conceptual environments
  • Advanced design studies
  • Research projects

Categories – New Talent

  • Excellent bachelor’s and master’s projects from all over the world

Read further about detailed participation information for Professionals (Businesses, Agencies, and R&D) and New Talents (Students, Graduates, and Universities).

Six Award titles for Great Experiences

Internationally recognized titles awarded by renowned experts in design, research, and business.

UX Design Award | Gold
With a Gold Award title, the jury honors the best solutions from each competition category.

UX Design Award | Product
Award title for excellent products, services, solutions, and environments.

UX Design Award | Concept
Award title for outstanding product studies, service concepts, conceptual environments, advanced design studies, and research projects.

UX Design Award | Public Choice
In an online poll, UX professionals and users worldwide vote for a Public Choice Award among all nominated entries.

UX Design Award | New Talent
Award title for excellent bachelor’s and master’s projects.

UX Design Award | Nominated
Among all valid submissions the jury nominates a limited number of projects – the UX Design Award Nominees. All shortlisted projects are extensively promoted and enter the judging for the Award titles.

Judging Criteria

The UX Design Awards focus on the positive impact of people-centric solutions, concept, and research.

Originating in 2008 as a show for good usability, the International Design Center Berlin established the UX Design Awards in 2015. Ever since, the Awards have been honoring great experiences in a class of their own.

Dates and Deadlines: First Call for Participation

Submission Period
September 1st – November 30th 2021

First Award Level: Nomination
November 30th – December 20th 2021

Notification of Nominees
December 20th 2021

Update PR Details
December 20th 2021 – January 7th 2022

Cancellation Deadline
January 7th 2022

Announcement of Nominees
January 24th 2022

Public Choice Award Voting
January 24th – February 25th 2022

Second Award Level: Judging
January 27th – 28th 2022

Award Ceremony
March 1st 2022

PR Campaign: Award Winners
March 2nd – May 31st 2022

Dates and Deadlines: Second Call for Participation

Submission Period
March 1st – May 31st 2022

First Award Level: Nomination
June 6th – 13th 2022

Notification of Nominees
June 16th 2022

Update PR Details
June 16th – July 4th 2022

Cancellation Deadline
June 27th 2022

Announcement of Nominees
July 21st 2022

Public Choice Award Voting
July 21st – August 31st 2022

Second Award Level: Judging
July 13th – 21st 2022

Award Ceremony
September 1st 2022

PR Campaign: Award Winners
September 2nd – November 30th 2022

Register for the UX Design Awards 2022 here.