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BPO2-Announcement

THE ONLINE BALKAN PHYSICS OLYMPIAD – BPO2

October 24th, 2020

Based on an initiative of the Balkan Physics Union Council taken in 2019, a first edition of a new competition addressed to the high school students gifted in Physics has been launched last year: the Balkan Physics Olympiad – BPO.  The first edition was held in Thessaloniki (Greece) in July 2019.

The 2nd BPO contest will be held ONLINE, October 24, 2020.

The main organizer will be The University of Craiova, Romania. The competition will be held under the auspices of the Balkan Physical Union (BPU) and the European Physical Society (EPS).

DETAILS ON THE ONLINE ORGANIZATION

  • Taking into account the situation generated by the COVID pandemic, the 2020 edition of BPO will be an online competition.
  • Each country will be represented by a team composed by 4 high school students, born after January 1st, 2003.
  • The BPU member countries can officially participate in the contest: Albania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Greece, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Serbia and Turkey. Other countries may also be invited as guest countries.
  • The contest will consist in an unique test with 4 problems.

PARTICIPANTS

The following 12 countries confirmed the participation in BPO 2:

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey, Turkmenistan

BPU President

Prof. Dr. Goran Djordjević
info@balkanphysicalunion.info

BPO LOC President

Prof. dr. Radu Constantinescu
bpho.craiova@gmail.com