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We would like to thank all participants and teachers for taking part in the competition. The multiple-choice test was taken by 647 students (558 from Switzerland and 89 from Liechtenstein). The number of participants is almost ten times higher than the average of the previous years.

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This year the 48th physics olympiad took place in Yogyakarta (Indonesia).

The competition was split into two five hour exams. The experimental part consisted of two experiments. In the first one the students used a laser to examine the index of refraction and the constant of diffusion of...

Aarau - At the Swiss Physics Olympiad the best young talents in Physics were chosen. The competition took place the weekend of march 25th and 26th. The 28 finalists prepared themselves during the months since the Preliminary Round, tackling a wide range of Physics questions. One great...

The preliminary round of the SwissPhO 2017 took place on Wednesday, 18th of January. 73 students from all across Switzerland and Lichtenstein took part in the competition, which was held simultaneously in four different places: Bern, Zurich, Lausanne and Lugano.

Congratulations to the...

You can now register here for the preliminary round of the Swiss Physics Olympiad. Registration deadline is 31 December 2016.

All important dates for this year's physics olympiad can be found...

The 47th International Physics Olympiad took place this year in Zürich. The participants faced two five hour-long exams. During the experimental part, one task for the students was to study a model of the theory about phase transitions including beads. During the theoretical part of the exam the...

Aarau - April 2nd and 3rd the final round of the Swiss Physics Olympiad took place at the NKSA in Aarau. The 25 participants that qualified at the first round in January, solved exams for over 6 hours. Their goal was to be one of the five best, synonymous...

The preliminary round of the SwissPhO 2016 took place on Wednesday, 20th of January 2016. 72 students from all across Switzerland and Lichtenstein took part in the competition, which was held simultaneously in four different places: Bern, Zurich, Lausanne and Lugano.

Congratulations to...


SwissPhO is happy to announce that the 47th International Physics Olympiads will take place in Zurich as a collaboration between the...

You can now register here for the preliminary round of the Swiss Physics Olympiad. Registration deadline is 31 December 2015.

All important dates for this year's physics olympiad can be found...