Established by Yogurt Magazine, the Biennale focuses on photo books and independent publishing, with annual events and Charta Photobook Award; Winners will have the opportunity to receive funding to publish their photography books.

Galleri Image and Aarhus School of Architecture have held photography book activities every year since 2014 to promote and study photography books, trying to discuss photography books from artistic, communication and academic perspectives.

The Fotobookfestival Kassel is a charitable foundation that has been engaged with the artistic medium  of  the  photobook  and  has  presented  it  in  all  its  facets  since  2008.  It  was  the  first  festival  of  its  kind  dedicated  to  the  photographic  book  and  has  founded  two  novel  book  awards:  The  KASSEL  DUMMY  AWARD  for  the  best  photobook  mock-up  of  the  year  has  awarded  emerging  talents  a  complete  photobook-production since 2010.

Founded  in  1975,  the  German  Photobook  Prize  is  a  competition  in  which  the  jury  awards  the  best  photobooks  in  German-speaking  countries.  The  award  honours  special  achievement  by  authors,  photographers and publishers in the photobook sector.

Hochschule der Medien is a public university (funded by the state of Baden-Württemberg) which teaches media specialists. Since September 1st, 2001, Hochschule der Medien has brought together the combined know-how of the former Fachhochschule für Druck und Medien (HDM) – a traditional educational institution for printing- and media-technologies – and Hochschule für Bibliotheks- und Informationswesen (HBI).

As the globally active cultural institution of the Federal Republic of Germany, Goethe Institut advocate for understanding between Germany, Europe and the world. The framework agreement with the German Federal Foreign Office is the foundation for this work. Worldwide, Goethe Institut provide information about the cultural and societal diversity of Germany and Europe. 158 Goethe-Instituts in 98 countries together with numerous partner institutions form the basis of global network.