International Biology Olympiads (IBO)  

A. General Information  

IBO is the short name of International Biology Olympiads. It is the greatest Biology Olympiad in the world.  The International Biology Olympiad (IBO) is the World Championship Biology Competition for High  School students and is held annually in a different country. The first IBO was held in 1959 in Czech Republic,  with 6 countries participating. It has gradually expanded to 78 countries from 5 continents. 33rd IBO will be  held in Yerevan/Armenia on 10-18 July 2022.  

The Iraq Team will be chosen throughout 3 Rounds. The IBO 2022 Iraq Team Selection Exams will be done  in 6 cities. Those cities; Erbil, Kirkuk, Sulaymaniyah, Duhok, Baghdad, and Basra.  

B. Rules and Regulations  

1. IBO 2022 TEAM SELECTION – Round 1:  

a) First exam will be held on 11 December 2021, Saturday.

b) All biology questions in the exam are in English language.  

c) Grade 9, 10, 11 and 12 students can participate.  

 IBO 2022 TEAM SELECTION – Round 2:  

a) Iraq National Team Selection Biology Exam (2nd Round) (IRAQ IBO 2022) will be held on 19 February 2022, Saturday.

3. IBO 2022 TEAM SELECTION - Round 3: 

a) Iraq National Biology Olympiad (IRAQ IBO 2022) will be held on 30 April 2022, Saturday, in Erbil. 

b) In the third and final round at most 4 students will be selected as the members of IBO 2022 Iraq team.  

c) Another 4 students can be selected to become substitute students, with the endorsement of the committee.