2021 — 2022: Physics

Physics Olympiad 2021-22School stu­dents of grades 8–11 from Rus­sia and of equi­val­ent grades from all over the world are invited to participate.

Par­ti­cip­a­tion in the com­pet­i­tion is free. All school stu­dents can take part in the qual­i­fy­ing round and the win­ners of it are invited to the final round. Win­ners of the pre­vi­ous Olympi­ad (with dip­lo­mas of any degree) are also invited dir­ectly to the finals.

Par­ti­cipants with the best res­ults will be awar­ded with dip­lo­mas and invited (with reduced fee) to the inter­na­tion­al camps «For­mulo de Integreco».

Olympi­ad’s organizers

The Olympi­ad 2021/22 is organ­ized by Len­in­grad State Uni­ver­sity named after A. S. Pushkin.

Con­tact us

You can send your ques­tions by e‑mail olimp.​phys@​formulo.​org.

Pre­lim­in­ary res­ults of the final round

Dear par­ti­cipants,

You res­ults are avail­able in your per­son­al account.

Appeals are accep­ted until May 4 through your per­son­al account. The response to the appeals will be giv­en no later than May 8. Please note that decisions on dip­lo­mas will be made after appeals are processed.

You can request your work from the organ­iz­ing com­mit­tee by e‑mail (olimp.​phys@​formulo.​org) no later than May 2. In the sub­ject of line please write: «Job request»; in the let­ter itself, you need to spe­cify the region, class and par­ti­cipant code.

If you par­ti­cip­ated in the final round but your res­ults are miss­ing, please inform the organ­iz­ing com­mit­tee as soon as possible.


Chronology of events

All the news about the Olympiad are posted below from newest to oldest.

Qual­i­fy­ing round is over

December 3, 2021

The qual­i­fy­ing round of the Olympi­ad had ended a few days ago, so the jury starts check­ing the answers.

Also we are pub­lish­ing solu­tions of the tasks.

Error in prob­lem 9.2

November 21, 2021

Dear par­ti­cipants!

The Com­mit­tee of the Olympi­ad apo­lo­gises for an error in prob­lem #2 for R9, cor­rec­ted ver­sion is pub­lished down below.

Start of the qual­i­fy­ing round

November 16, 2021

Here is the qual­i­fy­ing (remote) round of the phys­ics Olympi­ad «For­mula of Unity»/«The Third mil­len­ni­um». We will be happy if your friends who like phys­ics also par­ti­cip­ate. How­ever, every assign­ment should be done indi­vidu­ally; oth­er­wise, your sub­mis­sion will not be considered.

Rules of the qual­i­fy­ing round

The qual­i­fy­ing round is an online-test: for each of the prob­lems you have to give only the answer. You can find the instruc­tion for par­ti­cip­a­tion in the pre­vi­ous post below.

The win­ners of Olympi­ad 2020/21 (those with Dip­lo­mas I‑III) can par­ti­cip­ate dir­ectly in the final round.


Any ques­tions?

You can send your ques­tions (about both the prob­lems and the par­ti­cip­a­tion) to the organ­izers by e‑mail olimp.​phys@​formulo.​org.

Good luck!


October 31, 2021

We are glad to announce the Inter­na­tion­al Phys­ics Olympi­ad «For­mula of Unity»/«The Third Mil­len­ni­um»! There will be 2 rounds.

Qual­i­fy­ing round

The first round is an online test and will be held from Novem­ber 16 to Novem­ber 29.

Detailed inform­a­tion will be avail­able near the start of the round. For par­ti­cip­a­tion (includ­ing send­ing your answers) you have to  register in our inform­a­tion system:

Final round

The second (final) round of the Olympi­ad will be held in the Feb­ru­ary, 2022 at mul­tiple sites in vari­ous coun­tries. Detailed inform­a­tion about loc­a­tions will be avail­able near the start of the round.