Corona-Updates

Here you can find the latest information about virtual alternatives for our events.

Science at home

We are bringing the science home: Biological and physical experiments you can do from the comfort of your own four walls; exam questions from chemistrygeography and economicsmathematical puzzles and philosophical prompts; informatics exercises and tools which make programming fun, even without a robot.

Outline: Olympiads events

Events by Subject

Biology

  • 14. - 19. 04. 2020 The biology final is cancelled, the IBO team will be chosen based on the results of the second round. A meetup for the best 20 of the second round is planned later this summer.

  • 03. - 11. 07. 2020 International Biology Olympiad (IBO 2020) in Nagasaki: The exams will be conducted remotely on August 11 and 12.

 

Chemistry

  • 20. - 22. 03. 2020 Theoretical weekend of the chemistry olympiad has been moved online. 

  • 13. - 18. 04 .2020  Chemistry final week: The theoretical part was conducted digitally, the practical part was cancelled.

  • 07. - 16. 07. 2020International Chemistry Olympiad in Istanbul will be held online on july 25.

 

Geography

 

Informatics

  • 22. - 23. 05. 2020 The final round of the Swiss Olympiad in Informatics takes place 30.-31.07 and 06.-07.08. at the University of Berne.

  • 29. 06. - 05. 07. 2020 Central European Olympiad in Informatics (CEOI 2020) in Nagykanizsa, Hungary will be postponed to 23. - 29. 8.

  • 19. - 26. 07. 2020 International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI 2020) in Singapur is postponed to september 21. - 22. and will be conducted digitally.

 

Mathematics

 

Physics

  • 14. + 15. 03. 2020 Physics final at the Neue Kantonsschule Aarau  was postponed to the 6th of June and was held digitally.

  • 16. 05. 2020 The Nordic-Baltic Physics Olympiad took place online.

  • 02. - 06. 06. 2020 The European Physics Olympiad (EuPhO 2020) in Satu Mare, Romania, will be held digitally from July 20 to 26.

  • 17. – 26. 07. 2020 The International Physics Olympiad (IPhO 2020) in Vilnius is cancelled.

 

Philosophy

 

Robotics       

 

Economics

  • 17. 04. 2020 Economics-Final (Assessment Top 10 UBS) was postponed to June 19

  • 21. - 30. 07. 2020 International Economics Olympiad (IEO 2020) in Kasachstan will be postponed to September 7-13 and conducted digitally.

Events by Date

 

 

If you have any questions, please contact us at info(at)olympiad.ch. Registered participants will be informed directly.

 

News

Informatics

Association

«Make the first step!»

European Girls’ Olympiad in Informatics or EGOI. If you've never heard of it, that's because it's new: This informatics competition for young women will take place for the very first time in 2021, in Switzerland. We talked to Stefanie, André and Ivana, three of the volunteers who are organizing the event.

Association

Wissenschaftliche Weltreise

Dich hat das Fernweh gepackt, aber reale Reisen sind im Moment nicht möglich? In unserem neuen Quiz nehmen wir dich mit auf eine virtuelle Reise!

Geography

Association

And the finalists are...

In May, the first round of the Geography Olympiad took place online - as usual. Now the finalists are determined.

Robotics

Der "Girls Blog" der Robotik-Olympiade

Folge dem Girls Blog und lerne die Teilnehmerinnen der Robotik-Olympiade kennen: Team Uh-huh, Team MINT_Girls und Team Flower Power!

Biology

Association

International Biology Olympiad - 10 years later or: card game wisdom

In 2010, Cora Olpe participated in the Biology Olympiad. She got the chance to travel to South Korea, where she won a bronze medal. Ten years later, Cora works in stem cell research. In this article, she writes about the influence the Biology Olympiad had on her life and the advice she would give to aspiring scientists.

Physics

Zweimal Bronze für die Schweiz an der Nordisch-Baltischen Physik-Olympiade

An der Nordisch-Baltischen Physik-Olympiade (NBPhO) messen sich jedes Jahr Jugendliche aus Estland, Finnland, Lettland und Schweden. Dieses Jahr fand der Wettbewerb wegen der Coronakrise online statt. Dafür konnten auch Schülerinnen und Schüler aus 8 Gastländern antreten. Ziemlich spontan und ohne Vorbereitung wagten sich 4 Finalisten der Schweizer Physik-Olympiade an die Prüfung am 16. Mai.

Economics

Association

Results 1st Round Economics Olympiad

The 1st round of the Economics Olympiad is over! Students all over Switzerland showed their knowledge in Economics and reached outstanding results. Congratulations to the Top 10 finalists!

Geography

Association

Nothing to lose, so much to gain

When Aiyana Signer decided to participate in the Geography Olympiad, she didn’t yet know where this path would lead her. Now, she’s in her fourth semester of studying geography and has friends across the globe. A short portrait of a former Olympiad participant.