Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where is the 2016 International Biology Olympiad being held?
A: At the University of Warwick, England from July 24 - 30, 2017. You can explore their website at

Q: What biology knowledge do I need to know to compete in the CBO and IBO?

A: The syllabus and rules for the IBO can be found at

Q: Is there a recommended textbook for the CBO and IBO?
A: The recommended textbook for the 2015 Biology Olympiad is: “Biology, 7th Edition” by Neil Campbell and Jane Reece. Exact