International Physics Olympiad

Ages:High School

Type:Exam

Categories:Physics, STEM

Scope:International

Contact

Dr. Matthew Verdon
matt.verdon@gmail.com

The International Physics Olympiad (IPhO) is an annual international physics competition for secondary school students. The aim of this competition is to enhance the development of international contacts in the field of physics.

Students are challenged individually to solve both theoretical and experimental problems covering a range of physics topics.

Website: http://ipho.org/

Managing Organization: International Physics Olympiad Inc.

Contact:
Dr. Matthew Verdon
matt.verdon@gmail.com

Eligibility:
Each participating country sends a delegation, normally consisting of five students (contestants) and two accompanying persons (delegation leaders) at most. The contestants are students of general or technical secondary schools i.e. schools which cannot be considered technical colleges. Students who have finished their school examinations in the year of the competition can be members of the team as long as they have not commenced their university studies. The age of the contestants should not exceed twenty years on June 30th of the year of the competition.

Students must be invited by their national delegation to participate at this international level.

Overview

The International Physics Olympiad (IPhO) is an annual international physics competition for secondary school students. The aim of this competition is to enhance the development of international contacts in the field of physics.

Process

Students are challenged individually to solve both theoretical and experimental problems covering a range of physics topics.

Criteria

Participate

Website: http://ipho.org/

Managing Organization: International Physics Olympiad Inc.

Contact:
Dr. Matthew Verdon
matt.verdon@gmail.com

Eligibility:
Each participating country sends a delegation, normally consisting of five students (contestants) and two accompanying persons (delegation leaders) at most. The contestants are students of general or technical secondary schools i.e. schools which cannot be considered technical colleges. Students who have finished their school examinations in the year of the competition can be members of the team as long as they have not commenced their university studies. The age of the contestants should not exceed twenty years on June 30th of the year of the competition.

Students must be invited by their national delegation to participate at this international level.