IYPT 2018

The 31st IYPT will be held in Beijing, China from July 19th till July 26th 2018, hosted by the Department of Physics at Renmin University of China. IOC meeting will be held from July 26th till July 28th after the tournament. Arrival day is July 19th, departure day July 26th (July 28th for IOC meeting participants). More details in the Declaration of organising IYPT 2018 by the LOC.

Problems for IYPT 2018 and the official and signed pdf.

Current version of the IYPT regulations and scoring sheets valid for IYPT 2018 (accepted in Singapore, July 2017) and some new rules decided by the IOC.

New versions of Physics fight and other guidelines for IYPT 2018 have been accepted at the EC meeting that was held in Beijing in November.

Registration for IYPT 2018 via IYPTCC is now open. All instructions on how to register can be found on the help page.

Important deadlines


The registration system will remain open until June 15th, which is the last possible date to fill in all data required for participation and the last cut-off deadline for invitation letters from the LOC.


The cut-off deadlines for filling in all required participation data into IYPT CC registration system in order to obtain invitation letters from the LOC were May 10th and June 5th.

The deadline for paying the registration fee of 1500 EUR per team was May 10th 2018.

The IYPT Jury Committee has decided about Experienced Juror application. Jurors were notified via IYPT CC registration system.

The deadline for pre-registering a team for IYPT 2018 was January 31st. Pre-registration is closed now. We have 35 competing teams and one guest team pre-registered.

Second round of Applications for travel support for Experienced Jurors was open until April 10th.

The call for registration of Experienced Jurors is closed now, the deadline was April 10th.

List of pre-registered teams:

  1. Australia
  2. Austria
  3. Azerbaijan
  4. Belarus
  5. Brazil
  6. Bulgaria
  7. Canada
  8. Chile
  9. China
  10. Chinese Taipei
  11. Czech Republic
  12. Georgia
  13. Germany
  14. Hungary
  15. India
  16. Iran
  17. Korea
  18. Macao
  19. New Zealand
  20. Nigeria
  21. Pakistan
  22. Poland
  23. Romania
  24. Russia
  25. Serbia
  26. Singapore
  27. Slovakia
  28. South Africa
  29. Sweden
  30. Switzerland
  31. Thailand
  32. Turkey
  33. Ukraine
  34. United Kingdom
  35. USA

List of pre-registered guest teams:

  1. Malaysia