Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the Copernicus Olympiad?

A: The Copernicus Olympiad is a brand name of Eve & Ant LLC, registered and operating under the laws of Texas, USA. It is an educational platform that organizes competitions for school children globally.

Q: How many disciplines does the Copernicus Olympiad have?

A: The Copernicus Olympiad includes the following disciplines: Natural Science Olympiad, Physics and Astronomy Olympiad, Film Festival, Copernicus Entrepreneurship Olympiad, and Mathematics Olympiad.

Q: Who can participate in the Copernicus Olympiad?

A: The Copernicus Olympiad is open to students from 3rd grade to 12th grade.


Q: How is the Copernicus Olympiad structured in terms of rounds?

A: The Copernicus Olympiad consists of two rounds: the Preliminary Round followed by the Global Round.


Q: How do I register for the Copernicus Olympiad?

A: Registration can be completed online through the Copernicus Olympiad website. Specific instructions and deadlines for registration are provided on the website.


Q: Are there any prerequisites for participating in the Copernicus Olympiad?

A: There are no specific prerequisites for participation other than being within the eligible grade range and completing the registration process.


Q: Can participants directly join the Global Round?

A: No, the Preliminary Round is a mandatory prerequisite, serving as the qualifying stage for participation in the Global Round.


Q: What score is required to qualify for the Global Round?

A: Students must achieve a score of 40 points or higher to qualify for the Global Round.


Q: How many questions comprise the Preliminary Round?

A: The Preliminary Round consists of 25 multiple-choice questions.


Q: What is the cost of the Preliminary Round?

A: The cost of participation in the Preliminary Round is $20 USD. In some countries, the fee may vary as partners arrange the awards ceremony, print certificates, and ship medals. However, the fee will not exceed $30 USD.


Q: I don’t want to participate in the Global Round. Can I only take the Preliminary Round?

A: Yes, students can choose to only participate in the Preliminary Round. Those who do can still earn medals and certificates based on their achievements.


Q: Does the Copernicus Olympiad provide scholarship opportunities?

A: The Copernicus Olympiad covers the participation fee for Absolute Winners of each category in the Preliminary Round. However, participants are responsible for their own international flight tickets and visa fees.


Q: Can parents accompany participants to the Global Round?

A: Yes, parents and guests are welcome. It is essential to provide their details in advance to ensure proper arrangements.


Q: Can I obtain a refund if I registered for the Preliminary Round but no longer wish to take the exam?

A: Once payment has been made for the Preliminary Round, it cannot be canceled, and refunds will not be provided.


Q: What if I miss the registration deadline? Is there any recourse for taking the exam?

A: The specific dates and deadlines for each Olympiad must be adhered to. No applications beyond the registration deadline will be accepted.


Q: In cases where candidates achieve identical scores, how is priority determined?

A: When two or more students achieve the same score, priority is given to the younger contestants. If the ages are identical, the time taken to complete the test is considered.


Q: Can I take the exam in a language other than English if I’m not proficient in English?

A: The Copernicus Olympiad does not assess English language proficiency. Exams are available in English, Azerbaijani, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. If the participant count exceeds 300, exams in additional languages may be provided if requested at least one month prior to the exam.


Q: Are certificates awarded by the Copernicus Olympiad?

A: Yes, all participating students receive a Certificate of Participation, and a Certificate of Achievement is awarded based on individual accomplishments.


Q: How are Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals distributed in terms of percentages?


Preliminary Round:

  • 40% to 49% – Honorable Mention Certificate
  • 50% to 74% – Bronze Medal
  • 75% to 90% – Silver Medal
  • 91% to 100% – Gold Medal

Global Round:

  • Gold Medals to the top 10%
  • Silver Medals to the next 11-30%
  • Bronze Medals to the next 31-60%
  • Honorable Mention Certificate to those in the next 61-75%

Q: How can I receive my medal?

A: Medals for the Preliminary Round will be delivered to partners, where students can claim their medals. Students without a representative in their country should email for assistance. The medal distribution fee must be covered by the student.


Q: Does the Copernicus Olympiad offer additional tours following the Global Round?

A: Yes, the Copernicus Olympiad offers Optional Tours for those wishing to extend their stay in the United States. After obtaining visas, students and guests must inform the organization of their interest in the optional tours promptly. Seats are limited and assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.


Q: Is it possible to apply for the Olympiad if there is no representative in our country?

A: Yes, students can directly register on the Copernicus Olympiad website even if there is no partner organization in their country.


Q: What is the refund policy if our visa application is rejected?

A: While most of the amount is refunded, a non-refundable fee of $150 USD per person is retained. Students and guests seeking a refund must complete the refund form and send it to


Q: How will participants be informed about important updates and changes?

A: Important updates and changes will be communicated via email and posted on the Copernicus Olympiad website. Participants should ensure they regularly check their email and the website for the latest information.


Q: How can we reach the Copernicus Olympiad for inquiries?

A: The preferred mode of communication is email, and responses to inquiries are guaranteed within 48 hours of receiving the email. Please use for all communications.

Last Updated: June-10-2024