Mar 12, 2019

Spanish Informatics Olympiad

  • Crimson Education
  • Spain
University Selection Competition Research Opportunity Skill Building


A local chapter of the International Olympiad in Informatics, the Spanish Informatics Olympiad holds two parallel qualifying rounds between February and March, through which at least 20 finalists are selected.

At both stages, candidates are given a challenge around algorithm design and given a handful hours to solve it. Languages in recent editions have included C++, Python and Java.

Distinctively, the Olympiad holds training sessions for months prior to the first tests. The best participants are invited to represent Spain at the International Philosophy Olympiad, usually held around August.

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Type of Opportunity

Capstone Project

Age Range




Participation Cost


Minimum Technical Skill Needed


Participants must be fluent coders

Time Commitment


The organisation runs regular training sessions in the months prior to competition

Application Deadline

The registration period is open until the beginning of the last qualifier

Application Process Includes

Simple online registration