The national competition and qualification for the iGeo involves two qualification rounds (preliminary round and Swiss final). The compulsory preliminary takes place from the 8th and 14th of May 2019.


Is is open for pupils that

are at least 15 years old but not older than 19 years on the 30th of June 2019


attend a school (not higher than secondary level) in Switzerland until the Matura 2020 throughout the whole period from the preliminary round (May 2019) to the iGeo (August 2020)


have not taken part two times at an iGeo.


Teilnahmebedingungen Geographie-Olympiade 2019

Conditions de participation aux Olympiades Suisses de Géographie 2019

Condizione di partecipazioni alle olimpiadi svizzere della geografia 2019




The preliminary round is conducted independently by each school via the online examination platform Socrative. The examination lasts 20 minutes and consist of 30 to 40 English multiple-choice questions from all areas of geography. Supervision during the preliminary round is organized by the schools themselves. Participants need an internet-capable device (i.e. desktop computer, tablet, smartphone) for this.


The best 20 students who meet the conditions for participation will be invited to the camp week and the Swiss final.


See detailed information on the follow-up processes:

Informationen zur Geographie-Olympiade 2019

Information on the Geography Olympiad 2019


If you are a pupil who would like to participate, speak to your Geography teacher. He or she will help you with the registration. You cannot register yourself.


If you are a teacher you can register your class for the Geography Olympiad via email or directly using the form below. Please note that your birth date is not of further interest for us, but the form cannot be send with an empty field.


Please provide the following information:

Name of the school AND Desired time slot for the exam (about 25 minutes) on the school days between the 8th and 14th of May 2019


Registration is open until the 26th of April 2019.



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