Deadline: 14 April 2019
Open to: students from all grades and all countries are invited to participate
Awards: awards and cash prizes worth over 700 USD or become official IAAC ambassador in your country
The Qualification Round 2019 of the International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition has opened! Use your skills and astronomy knowledge to win certificates, awards, and prizes.
The IAAC gives you the unique opportunity to show your knowledge and astronomy skills! The IAAC is the biggest online astronomy competition for students from all countries. Win awards and cash prizes worth over 700 USD or become official IAAC ambassador in your country!
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.
Astronomy is an outstanding scientific subject that has inspired us humans for thousands of years: The International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition gives students the opportunity to challenge their astronomy knowledge in a friendly competition and – by participating – to learn more about this interesting subject. IAAC has the aim to be accessible to all students from all countries regardless of their background. Furthermore, the IAAC uses today’s technologies and the global connection through the internet to make this competition possible. Astronomy is a great motivation for students to get in touch with science and to start a professional career as a researcher or engineer.
The International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition are proud to be one of the biggest independent global competition that promotes the learning of astronomy and is not affiliated to an organization or institution.
- You have to be a high-school or university student to participate in IAAC 2019;
- Students from all grades and all countries are invited to participate;
- You should be smart, open-minded, and creative to solve science problems.
Successful participants receive many certificates, awards, cash prizes, and honors:
- All Participants: Official Participation Certificate
- All Finalists: Special Finalists Certificate
- Prize: 200 USD Cash Prize, Special 1. Prize Certificate
- Prize: 150 USD Cash Prize, Special 2. Prize Certificate
- Prize: 100 USD Cash Prize, Special 3. Prize Certificate
- Special Regional Awards:
- 1, 2, 3. Regional Award of Africa
- 1, 2, 3. Regional Award of Europa
- 1, 2, 3. Regional Award of Greater Middle East
- 1, 2, 3. Regional Award of South Asia
- 1, 2, 3. Regional Award of South East Asia
- 1, 2, 3. Regional Award of America
IAAC understand the crucial role of teachers and schools for scientific education. Because of that, they award several school awards to honor the efforts of the teachers and the schools:
- IAAC School Award for Most Participants: This award receives the school with the most overall participants of the qualification round to honor the efforts of the teachers for encouraging students to participate in science competitions.
- IAAC School Award for Most Finalists: This special award receives the school with the most students that have shown outstanding performance and have participated in the pre-final and/or final round.
- IAAC School Award for Excellence: This award receives the school with many outstanding students that have achieved high results throughout the overall competition to honor the quality education in general.
The IAAC Network: Winners and former participants of IAAC become automatically part of the IAAC network: This network consists of outstanding and talented students from all around the world!
How to apply?
You can apply using the following link.
For more information, please visit the official website.