The Korean Physics Olympiad aims to awaken and encourage students' interest in physics, provide students with challenges, bridge the gap between high school and graduate school, identify young talents and prepare students for international olympiads and encourage them to maybe pursue a career in the sciences or technology.
For more information please visit the official website here.
2018 year: apply for regular education (Feb-Mar), General Physics 1 education online (Mar - May), General Physics 2 education online (July - Nov), Selection for Winter school (90 spots, assess education grades, recommendation) (Dec)
2019 year: Winter school (Jan), Final selection for national representative through test and interview (Jan), Selected representatives training (IPh 2019, 5 spots) (Feb- July), IPhO 2019 (July)
Regular education(General Physics 1): 35,000 WON
General Physics 2: 25,000 WON
Anyone who applied for regular education can receive it without any selection process.
Need great amount of knowledge in physics to be selected as a candidate and participate in international round. It is not unusual for university level mathematics to be part of the test. Can participate in regular education as that does not have any selection process. Anyone who registered can participate.
The whole process is a year (a year and a half if participate in international rounds)
1. online registration
2. fee payment