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What is the IBO?

The "International Biology Olympiad e.V." (IBO) is an association that organizes yearly the world's biggest Biology competition for secondary school students, who are winners of their respective National Biology Olympiad.

Their skills in tackling biological problems, and dealing with biological experiments are tested. Interest in biology, inventiveness, creativity and perseverance are necessary.

In bringing together gifted students, the IBO competition aims at challenging and stimulating these students to expand their talents and to promote their career as scientists.

But most of all the IBO is gathering young people from over the world in an open, friendly and peaceful mind.

Note: the IBO Association (IBO e.V.) is incorporated since 2016 (register # VR 6569 KI), and is recognized as public benefit since 01/2018, German Tax number 20/291/88626 Tax Department Kiel


What's in this web site?

The current official site offers information about the International Biology Olympiad (IBO).

It contains the Articles of the Association, the Rules & Syllabus. This in turn includes necessary information for new participating countries.

The next IBO schedule can be found, alongside with previous IBO results, archives, photos and videos.

The list of member countries displays information on the respective National Biology Olympiads.



Website service

The current website is maintained and hosted at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels, Belgium.
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by IBO Site Administrator last modified Jun 29, 2019 02:04 PM