The International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition gives you the unique opportunity to show your knowledge and astronomy skills! The IAAC is an online astronomy competition for students from all countries. Win awards and cash prizes or become IAAC ambassador in your country!

IAAC is one of the biggest online astronomy competitions for students from all around the world. You can win awards and cash prizes worth over 700 USD, qualify for the final round, become an official IAAC ambassador in your country, or join an international network for outstanding students – take this unique opportunity and participate today!




Successful participants receive many certificates, cash prizes, and honours:
  • All Participants: Official Participation Certificate
  • All Finalists: Bronze Honour, Silver Honour or Gold Honour
  • 1. Prize, Youth: 150 USD Cash Prize, Special 1. Prize Certificate
  • 2. Prize, Youth: 100 USD Cash Prize, Special 2. Prize Certificate
  • 3. Prize, Youth: 50 USD Cash Prize, Special 3. Prize Certificate
  • 1. Prize, Junior: 150 USD Cash Prize, Special 1. Prize Certificate
  • 2. Prize, Junior: 100 USD Cash Prize, Special 2. Prize Certificate
  • 3. Prize, Junior: 50 USD Cash Prize, Special 3. Prize Certificate
  • National Awards (best participant from each country)


All High School and University Students

Eligible Regions: Open for All.

Application Process

The IAAC 2024 takes place in three rounds:   
   1. Qualification Round: The qualification round 2024 consists of five astronomy problems and you can submit your solutions online until 26. April 2024. All participants receive certificates.
   2. Pre-Final Round: Successful participants can register for the pre-final round: You have four days to solve the six challenging problems of the pre-final round.
   3. Final Round: Successful finalists can participate in the final round: You will take a supervised exam of 20 minutes. The winners receive certificates and cash prizes worth over 700 USD.
Apply online through the Apply Now link.

Application Deadline: April 26, 2024 (57 Days Remaining)

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