44th International Chemistry Olympiad

July 21-30, 2012 • Washington, DC • United States of America


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Registration is closed.

To participate in this prestigious competition, students must be selected from the national chemistry competition in their country. Each delegation consists of four students and two mentors. Countries will be allowed to register up to two scientific observers.


Student Requirements

Requirements for student participants are as follows:

  • Must be from a secondary schools that does not specialize in chemistry
  • Must be under the age of 20 by July 1, 2012
  • Must be a passport holder of the country they represent or have taken part of the secondary school educational system of the country they represent for more than one academic year 


Online Registration

We will email the unique username and password to the coordinators of each country in November at which time you may log in to the registration system and enter details about your delegation members, travel data, and personal needs.


Important Dates

March 1 – Country registration and payment due
April 1 – Mentors and Head Mentors registration due
April 1 – Observers registration and payment due
May 1 – Guest registration and payment due
May 1 – Student registration due
May 30 – Travel itinerary due