Economics Olympiad

The Economics Olympiad is part of the Science Olympiads and is held annually. The most talented students from Switzerland and the Company Programme are selected and get to represent Switzerland at the International Economics Olympiad (IEO). They have to prove themselves in an online exam in the areas of financial literacy, business administration and economics. 

How it Works

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    Online Exam

    The written exam lasts 45 minutes. It allows you to show your knowledge in economics. The 12 students with the highest score will face the Assessment and participate in the Swiss Finals. The exam cannot be repeated.

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    Innovation Camp

    The top 12 of the first round will be invited to a 3-day innovation camp where they will participate in various workshops preparing them for their assessment at the National Final. The finalists will be trained in the areas of economics and business and enjoy group activities

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    National Final

    The assessment for the Top 12 of the Online Exam is divided into two main parts: a written economics exam as well as a case study. The five best students will be chosen as the Swiss delegation for the International Economics Olympiad (IEO).

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    International Economics Olympiad (IEO)

    The Swiss delegation will have to prove themselves in the areas of financial literacy, business administration and economics. Solving and presenting a case study is the supreme discipline of the event.

Next Up

International Economics Olympiad

In preparation for the International Economics Olympiad (IEO), through exciting workshops and simulation games participants...

  • learn how to pitch ideas
  • learn to present themselves with self-confidence
  • gain in-depth knowledge in the fields of economics and business administration

In this way, they are optimally prepared for the IEO, where they have to prove themselves in the areas of financial literacy, business administration and economics. Solving and presenting a case study is the supreme discipline of the event.

Silvan Thut

You can reach Silvan Thut by email or on +41 (0) 79 872 10 77.