We are happy to announce that the SYNT 2017 will take place on the 6th of May on the campus of the FHNW in Brugg-Windisch. We are delighted to have found an attractive venue for our participants and are already looking forward to the very first SYNT. Thank you for having us FHNW!

During the SYNT the teams (each consisting of two students) compete against each other in so called Science Fights. The Science Fights are accompanied by an attractive social program including lab visits, opening ceremony, lunch and dinner as well as the big final and the subsequent award ceremony. More information about the tournament can be found here.

Interested in participating at the SYNT but not sure how to prepare for it? We are delighted to offer you the SYNT workshop as a solution. During a three-day workshop you will get the chance to work on a selected SYNT-problem and receive tailored coaching by our mentors. Please note that for organizational reasons only the problems A, C, D, E, G, H, J, K, L will be offered during the SYNT Workshop. The SYNT Workshop takes place between the 19th and 21st of April 2017 at Science Lab at University of Zurich.

Students aged 12 to 161) can participate at the SYNT. All costs (incl. food and transportation) will be covered. The competition is held in English.

Registration is now open until the 19th of March:

Register here! 

For questions please use the contact form.


Important documents: 


1) Participants must not turn 17 in the calender year of the respective tournament.