Objectives & Aims of the EOES

Objectives of the EOES

  • to challenge and stimulate gifted science students in order to develop their talents and to promote their possible future career as scientists
  • to provide valuable experience for students who may take partin the next years at the International Science Olympiads
  • to offer the opportunity to compare the syllabi and educational trends in science education within the EU member states which could help improve science education at national levels


Aims of the Competition

  • to select the top young EU science student teams at the annual EOES
  • to stimulate the active interest of students in sciences
  • to promote and reward the pursuit of excellence in scientific endeavour
  • to foster a positive and high-profileimageof science and scientists
  • to encourage an appreciation of the value of science amongst the wider community
  • to convey to students, schools,and the community the importance of advanced study and progressive learning in science
  • to exchange ideas and materials about science education among EU states
  • to encourage greater contact and co-operation between secondary school students and teachers from the EU
  • to prepare EU science students for the International Science Olympiads