Results of the first round

This year 649 students took part in the first round of the Physics Olympiad. 126 of them received an invitation to the preparation camp and second round. The threshold for a direct qualification was 9.4 points out of a maximum of 22 points.


The following participants qualified for the second round:

Congratulations! We would like to thank all students as well as their teachers for participating. We hope you enjoyed the quiz and are looking forward to having many participants return for next year’s edition.


Are you qualified for the next round but haven’t received an email with your results as well as a link to sign up? Contact Sebastian Stengele as soon as possible !


What now?

Practice makes perfect - if your score wasn’t enough to reach the second round you can try again next year. The topics you’ll study in school will raise your chances for next time.


If you qualified the preparation camp in Vordemwald (17.11 - 22.11) and the second round (15.01) are next.

Further articles


Humans of Girls Camp

From the 7th to the 14th of September, 14 young coders met in Vaumarcus, Neuchâtel, for the “Girls Camp” of the Swiss Olympiad in Informatics (SOI). We asked some of them what they learned in the camp, what informatics means for their future and what they think about events meant for young women.


A message to the IEO team from Alexandra Dache

Alexandra Dache, coordinator of academic preparation for the Swiss Economics Olympiad, shares a message to Silvan Thut, Aline Leutwiler, Ana Van der Ree and Dario Ackermann who represented Switzerland at the International Economics Olympiad 2020.



Schweizer gewinnt Bronze an der Internationalen Wirtschafts-Olympiade

Was soll eine Covid-19-Impfung kosten? Wie investiere ich richtig? Mit solchen Fragen beschäftigten sich die Schweizer Teilnehmenden an der diesjährigen Internationalen Wirtschafts-Olympiade, kurz IEO. Vom 8. bis 13. September verbrachten die vier Talente eine Woche an der Universität Bern, um gemeinsam die virtuellen Prüfungen anzutreten.


A philosophical quest

After the final of this year's Philosophy Olympiad was reduced to an online essay competition, the participants finally met in person at the beginning of September. They spent four days traveling across Switzerland in the footsteps of two famous philosophers.


A final change and 10 new all-girls teams

An article on the website of the World Robot Olympiad talks about how the Swiss Robotics Olympiad is coping with the pandemic - and how they managed to double the number of female participants in one year with their initivative "Mehr Girls in Robotik".


Fünf Ehrenmeldungen für die Schweiz an Mitteleuropäischer Mathematik-Olympiade

«Geographisch getrennt, mathematisch vereint» lautet das Motto der diesjährigen Mitteleuropäischen Mathematik-Olympiade, kurz MEMO. Wegen der Pandemie fand der Wettbewerb online statt. Auf den internationalen Austausch mussten die Schweizer Teilnehmenden trotzdem nicht verzichten. Das Team aus Slowenien stattete ihnen einen Besuch ab.