Entries are invited from eligible candidates for the International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition (IAAC) 2022.
About the International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition (IAAC) 2022
The International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition is an international science competition that enables students from all countries to prove their skills and to unleash their creativity in the fields of astronomy and astrophysics.
IAAC gives you the unique opportunity to apply your skills to challenging problems. Participants can receive certificates, awards, cash prizes, and global recognition.
Who can participate?
In order to participate in the International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition, you have to be a high-school or university student. Students from all grades and all countries are invited to participate! There are two age categories:
- Junior: under 18 years on 13. May 2022 (submission deadline)
- Youth: over 18 years on 13. May 2022 (submission deadline)
Depending on your age category you will have to score more points to qualify for the next round. To solve the problems you should be interested in astronomy, smart, and creative.
You should also have a working internet connection to submit your solution online via the submission form: Qualification Round 2022
Prizes and Awards
All participants receive participation certificates. The best students receive the 1. prize, 2. prize, and 3. prize with a cash award of 150 USD, 100 USD, and 50 USD (both for the youth and junior category).
Furthermore, the most outstanding participants from each country receive a special national award to honour their excellence. There are also special school awards and awards for ambassadors.
How to Register?
Interested applicants can register for the competition through this link.
May 13, 2022