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VJIMC 2015

will be held at the University of Ostrava on Friday, 27th March 2015.
All students interested in Mathematics are welcome.

The exact rules of the competition are here.

Deadlines for registrations were 28th February for universities and 22nd March for competitors.

Deadline for sending proposed problems: 22nd March 2015

The fee of participation is 600 CZK (approx. 20 EUR) for every competitor. The fee will be paid personally (in cash) at the registration desk after arrival at the University of Ostrava. If you wish to pay the competition fee by a bank transfer, ask the organizers to provide you the bank transfer details.

Travel and accommodation costs are not covered by the organiser.
Accommodation is not managed by the organiser. However, this link could be useful.

The organisers can write and send an invitation and/or confirmation letter for pursuing visa when demanded by the participants.

We prepare some trips for participants. For more information check our Buddy program.

Do not hesitate to contact us in the case of any queries or requests.

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.

VJIMC 2011
The Vojtěch Jarník International Mathematical Competition is held at the University of Ostrava every year in March or April. The competition is intended for university students who are interested in Mathematics.
It is the oldest mathematical competition for university students in the European Union.
The competition was established in 1991 by a student of a student of Vojtěch Jarník and nowadays it is organized by students of a student of a student of Vojtěch Jarník.

Competition Overview
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
Photos
Chairman:
G. Kós
Category II: 75 competitors Results Problems Solutions

COME, SOLVE, WIN and make your university famous!

University of Ostrava    University, which won 5 times   University, which did not win

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