Olympiad in your classroom
Our primary goal is to foster students’ enthusiasm for economics and to connect like-minded people. We need your help! As a teacher you can help us by motivating, informing and coaching your students. We need you to encourage talented students to participate – either your entire class or individual students.
The exam is open 23. March - 6. April 2020!
Why should I sign up my students up to participate?
Because you make a valuable contribution.
You can challenge gifted students – with little extra effort on your part.
You may lay the foundation for a student’s university studies or a career in economics – this is quite common.
You open new doors. Students might discover hidden talents or interests.
You will get information on the level of your students – in comparison with students from Switzerland and around the world.
You can be proud of the accomplishments of your students, proud your school’s commitment – and proud of your own contribution.
What's my task?
You are responsible for motivating the students to participate.
You initiate the first exam. That is very simple – students can participate in class or as homework. The exam takes 30 minutes and can be solved online .
How do I sign up?
You can register your class online. Registration opens in Mid-March. You can contact us to receive a reminder as soon as registration opens.
Your students register themselves and solve the exam online.
If you wish to hold the exam on paper, you may request it.
What are the requirements for participants?
Students must either be enrolled at a Swiss or Liechtenstein school, have their principal residence in Switzerland or be Swiss citizens.
Students must not be enrolled at university or a university of applied sciences.
The students must be younger than 20 years old in July 2020
How much does it cost to participate?
Which level is required to participate in the economics olympiad?
The Olympiad is open to everyone who enjoys economics.
How can I prepare my students for the competition?
No preparation is necessary for the first round.
If you wish to get an idea of the level, you can find exams from previous years here.