11th International Zhautykov Olympiad
in Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science
Under supervision of Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan and support of Almaty city local authority 11th International Zhautykov Olympiad in Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science is being held in Almaty city on January 11-17, 2015 at the Republican Specialized Physics-Mathematics Secondary Boarding School named after O.Zhautykov for gifted students. The Olympiad is organized by Republican Scientific-Practical Centre “Daryn” and RSPhMSBS.
IZhO Opening ceremony of 11th International Zhautykov Olympiad in Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science is taking place on January 12, 2015 at 4pm in Palace of Students at Kazakh National University named after al-Farabi, Almaty city. IZhO Closing Ceremony is on January 16, 2015 at 4pm.
Yessengazy Imangaliyev, Vice Minister of Education and Science of RK will greet IZhO participants and guests with a welcoming speech. The total number of teams participating in the Olympiad this year is 58 (391 participants) from 15 countries of the world: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.
IZhO Jury Board is represented by experts from 9 countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belorus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. The Chairman of IZhO Jury Board is Galymkair Mutanov, Rector of Kazakh National State University named after al-Farabi.
IZhO is a unique Olympiad, which offers the tasks in three subject groups (Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science), ranks individual achievements and lists the best school teams among top specialized schools. By tradition the best team of the Olympiad is awarded Grand Prix. Other IZhO winners are awarded special prizes.
On January 15, 2015 Nazarbayev University (NU), a top university of the state offering educational grants to IZhO winners, is making a presentation of NU academic programs and admission policy. On January 14, 2015 the presentation is being made by Kazakh-British Technical University (KBTU).
The general partner of International Zhautykov Olympiad is Social Foundation “Foundation of Alumni of the Republican Physics-Mathematics School”. The sponsorship is provided by “Microsoft Kazakhstan”.