was held at the University of Ostrava on Friday, 27th March 2015.
All students interested in Mathematics were welcome.
The exact rules of the competition were here.
The fee of participation was 600 CZK (approx. 20 EUR) for every competitor. The fee was paid personally (in cash) at the registration desk after arrival at the University of Ostrava.
Travel and accommodation costs were not covered by the organiser.
Accommodation was not managed by the organiser. However, this link could be useful.
We prepared some trips for participants. For more information check our Buddy program.
You can print the poster and show it to the public: VJIMC25_poster.pdf
Programme of the Competition
|Wednesday, 25th March 2015|
|12:00 – 19:00||registration of participants (Faculty of Science, 30. dubna 22, map)|
|Thursday, 26th March 2015|
|9:00 – 19:00||registration of participants (Faculty of Science, 30. dubna 22)|
|9:00 – 15:00||Trip to ZOO (optional)|
|9:00 – 15:00||Trip to Dolní oblast and Science and Technology Center Ostrava (optional)|
|16:00 – 17:30||Plenary lecture
"The Archimedes Palimpsest" by Zdeněk Halas
(A125, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, 30. dubna 22)
|9:00 – 18:00||meeting of the Jury – selection of the problems (Jury consists of delegates from the universities)|
|Friday, 27th March 2015|
|8:30||Opening ceremony (in the Aula, Českobratrská 16)|
|9:00 – 13:00||The Competition (in the Faculty of Science)|
|14:00 – 19:00||Trip to The Observation Tower of the New City Hall and the World of Miniatures MINIUNI (optional)|
|14:00 – ?||Assessment of the problems by the Jury|
|Saturday, 28th March 2015|
|8:00 – 11:00||Assessment of the problems by the Jury|
|9:00 – 11:00||Objections of the competitors|
|9:00 – 14:00||Trip to ZOO (optional)|
|9:00 – 14:00||Trip to Dolní oblast and Science and Technology Center Ostrava (optional)|
|15:00||Closing ceremony (in the Aula, Českobratrská 16)|
|15:30 – 16:15||Banquet (by the Aula)|
During the competition days there is a possibility to visit the exhibition of old calculators on Faculty of Science.
Click here for a presentation about trips with more details.
There are two categories of competitors:
Category I is intended for a university student who does not attend and has not completed the 3rd year of the university studies of Mathematics (or similar branch) and who is less than 22 years old on the day of the Competition.
Category II is intended for a university student who has not completed university studies of Mathematics (or similar branch) and is less than 25 years old on the day of the Competition.
Competitors solve usually four problems in four hours. Problems are chosen by the jury which consists of university delegates.
In the table below there is a complete historical overview of the Competition including some photos. You are very welcome to try to solve the problems yourself without any hints which can be finally found in the "Solutions" section.
|25th Annual Competition (27th March 2015)||Jury|
|Category I:||74 competitors||38 universities||Results||Problems||Solutions||Some
|Category II:||75 competitors||Results||Problems||Solutions|