The national competition and qualification for the iGeo involves two qualification rounds (preliminary round and Swiss final). 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 a camp week and the Swiss final.


The qualification for the iGeo is open for pupils that

are at least 15 years old but not older than 19 years on the 30th of June 2020


attend a school (not higher than secondary level) in Switzerland until the Matura 2021 throughout the whole period from the preliminary round (May 2020) to the iGeo in Istanbul (August 2021)


have not taken part two times at an iGeo.


The national prequalification will take place between the 7th and 13th May 2020.


If you want to participate contact your geography teacher as soon as possible.


Interested teachers can register here.