European Junior Olympiad in Informatics (EJOI) is an individual programming contest for young programmers from Council of Europe countries. The Olympiad is similar to the International Olympiad in Informatics. Each country can participate with a team of 4 students at most, elected by the procedure adopted in their country.

The first European Junior Olympiad in Informatics, EJOI 2017, will be held in Sofia, Bulgaria, from September 7th to September 13th, 2017. In order to participate in EJOI 2017, students should be born after December 31st 2001.

EJOI provides a great opportunity for young people to demonstrate their abilities in Informatics, to exchange knowledge and to enhance cross-cultural contacts in high-school education. Coming to EJOI 2017, they will have the chance to make new friends, to visit a friendly country, and to discover the culture of Bulgaria.

Тhe due date to register in EJOI is postponed until 15th of June. We are waiting for your applications! We look forward to meeting you at EJOI 2017 in Sofia, Bulgaria!

Patron Patron1 initiator initiator1

Rumen Radev
Patron of eJOI. President of the Republic of Bulgaria.

Tibor Navracsics
Patron of eJOI. European commissioner of education, culture, youth and sport.

Krassimir Manev
Initiator of eJOI.
The president of IOI. He is a Bulgarian mathematician and computer scientist.

Biserka Yovcheva
Initiator of eJOI.
Senior lecturer in informatics at Shumen University and a manager of A&B School.


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Natural sciences Olympic teams association - The Association organizes and assists in the financing of the teams` preparation and participation in international competitions.

Ministry of Education and Science.

Sofia is the capital of Bulgaria and the biggest political, administrative, cultural and educational centre in the country.

Musala Soft is a leading Bulgarian software engineering services company, specialized in complex and large-scale software projects, IT consulting and solution implementation.

A&B School is an academy for additional education in Mathematics and Informatics. Its target is to prepare future professionals in the field of programming.

Sofia High School of Matematics