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Participate in the International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition (IAAC) 2024!

Participate in the International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition (IAAC) 2024!

 Description

The Qualification Round 2024 of the International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition has opened for submissions! Use your skills and astronomy knowledge to win certificates, awards, and prizes.Longer Description

IAAC is one of the biggest online astronomy competitions for students from all around the world. You can win awards and cash prizes worth over 700 USD, qualify for the final round, become an official IAAC ambassador in your country, or join an international network for outstanding students – take this unique opportunity and participate today!

Benefits / Prizes

Successful participants receive many certificates, cash prizes, and honours:

  • All Participants: Official Participation Certificate
  • All Finalists: Bronze Honour, Silver Honour or Gold Honour
  • 1. Prize, Youth: 150 USD Cash Prize, Special 1. Prize Certificate
  • 2. Prize, Youth: 100 USD Cash Prize, Special 2. Prize Certificate
  • 3. Prize, Youth: 50 USD Cash Prize, Special 3. Prize Certificate
  • 1. Prize, Junior: 150 USD Cash Prize, Special 1. Prize Certificate
  • 2. Prize, Junior: 100 USD Cash Prize, Special 2. Prize Certificate
  • 3. Prize, Junior: 50 USD Cash Prize, Special 3. Prize Certificate
  • National Awards (best participant from each country)

Rounds / Process
The IAAC 2024 takes place in three rounds:   

  1. Qualification Round: The qualification round 2024 consists of five astronomy problems and you can submit your solutions online until 26. April 2024. All participants receive certificates.
     2. Pre-Final Round: Successful participants can register for the pre-final round: You have four days to solve the six challenging problems of the pre-final round.
       3. Final Round: Successful finalists can participate in the final round: You will take a supervised exam of 20 minutes. The winners receive certificates and cash prizes worth over 700 USD.

Eligibility

All High School and University Students.

Deadline

Friday 26. April 2024


General Information about IAAC

Astronomy is an outstanding scientific subject that has inspired us, humans, for thousands of years: By looking into the sky and imagining the earth as a tiny boat in the depth of space, we feel connected and curious about all the planets, stars, and galaxies out there. The International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition takes this fascination sparking subject and gives students the opportunity to challenge their astronomy and astrophysics knowledge in a friendly competition and – by participating – to learn more about this exciting subject and to extend their horizon.

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